In the short or long-term, Sylva Nova carries out various missions concerning temperate forests, mainly in Europe and in the Balkans:
Sylva Nova works with both the private and public sectors:
Permanently connected to the wood markets, Sylva Nova uses this knowledge for specific analysis missions (e.g. analysis of the international wood market) or to develop forest management plans to optimise their returns.
Sylva Nova contributes to the identification and establishment of sustainable supply chains respecting international standards to combat the illegal use of wood (EUTR/VPA and FLEGT devices/ FSC®/PEFC, etc).
Sylva Nova contributes to the development of communication media concerning forestry issues. Whether specialist periodicals or ad hoc documents aimed at the general public, Sylva Nova contributes to the reinterpretation and validation of the content.
UNECE – Geneva (Forestry and Timber Section)
Expert within the Team of Specialists “Sustainable Forest Products and Markets” team
Market analysis, reports, contribution to publication, participation in meetings and workshops to strengthen the team’s capacities.
Expert within the Team of Specialists “Wood Energy”
Participation in meetings and workshops to strengthen the team’s capacities and contribute to publications.
Observer of the Team of Specialists “Forest Policy”
Contribution to the development and implementation of tools to support a rational policy in the EEC’s forest sector, specifically in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia.
FAO section (Food and Agriculture Organisation )
Member of the “Forest Communicators Network”
Participation in the network’s meetings and workshops. Sylva Nova specialises in communication relating to the multi-functionality of forests.
(Forest Stewardship Council®)
Consultant, support, and participation in the different working groups.
Participation in the different activities of the politic and scientific think tank, “Think Forest”. Its aim is to give political decision-makers information allowing them to develop forest and wood as a key natural resource to be protected and promoted.
Development and implementation of medium or long-term management plans complying with sustainability standards and local regulations, based on the economic, ecological, social and landscape objectives of the forest concerned. Comprehensive management from planting to final use of woods.
Economic development of timber and yield optimisation thanks to keen knowledge of the local and international markets.
Rehabilitation of forest areas damaged by natural disasters such as storms, fires, floods, etc.
Monitoring and recommendations concerning the management of green spaces with a forest profile such as golf courses, private or public recreational forest areas, etc.