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Uforest (full name “European Alliance on Interdisciplinary Learning and Business Innovation for Urban Forests Project) is a three-year Knowledge Alliance project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission. The project promotes a cross-sectoral alliance that brings together universities, businesses and public administrations of often non-collaborative disciplines such as urban planning and architecture, with forestry and urban ecology, as well as with socio-economic and information and communication technologies (ICT). The alliance is the basis for the development of new training and it supports to students and practitioners working towards innovative urban forestry projects.


Can technology help us assess our city’s greenery?

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Unlocking the Potential of Urban Forests

Background and guidelines to develop a local Urban Forestry Action Plan In recent years, there has been increasing interest about...

Who are the innovators plugging into the “Internet of Nature”?

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Uforest International Launch

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Successful urban forestry needs evidence and guidance

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Blueprint for Innovation in Urban Forestry

Photo credit: Freepik A review of urban forestry’s potential for a healthier and more sustainable future Urbanisation is a global...

The potential of remote sensing in urban forest inventory

Photo credit: Freepik A new way of quantifying and monitoring Urban Forest dynamics Nowadays, remote sensing is one of the...

A Romanian perspective on Urban Forestry

Urban forestry insights from the Transilvania University of Brasov Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering within Transilvania University of Brasov...

Urban Forests, Forest Urbanism & Global Warming

Uforest at the UFFU '22 What do we know about the mitigation and adaptation benefits of urban forestry? How can...

Urban Forests: nature in a small pot

Reflections on Barcelona's Green Infrastructure The European Commission defined green infrastructure as a strategically planned network of natural and semi-natural...
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