Developing the Scots Pine Resource 1.16
This project aims to encourage greater use of Scots pine in higher value markets as a basis for supporting forestry related businesses. More...
Aim & Objectives:
Stimulating the development and utilisation of Scots Pine as a basis for supporting sustainable rural enterprises. Objectives: Improve peoples' knowledge of Scots pine's properties and its suitability to different uses Encourage innovation and promote greater use of Scots Pine in construction Develop new tools for forecasting forest... More...
Expected Outcomes:
Markets Review of the technical properties of Scots pine timber Assessment of the factors affecting markets for Scots pine Assessment of exsiting timber use Innovation in the supply chain Commission a series of products to demonstrate possibilities for using Scots pine in construction. These include external cladding, post and beam cons... More...
Reported Outcomes:
Final conference The final conference ‘Managing and utilising Scots pine in the Northern Periphery’ took place on the 24th and 25th of August. The theme for the first day was the management of Scots pine forests, the theme for the second day was the use of Scots pine timber. The format for both days was presentations in the morning fol... More...
Priority: 2. Sustainable development of natural and community resources
Objective: i. Environment as an asset in the periphery
Theme: Natural resources (forestry, hunting, mining), raw materials, alternative use of natural resources

Total Budget: € 1, 719 420
Total Funding Request: € 1, 005 632

Start Date: 01/01/2008
End Date: 31/12/2010

Desk Officer Christopher Parker

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