Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greece
Address:
AUTh, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece

The first Higher Forestry School was founded in Athens in 1917. In 1927, it relocated to Thessaloniki, and became one of the first schools of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of the newly founded Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 1937, the School of Agriculture and the School of Forestry were organized into a new faculty, the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. In 1981, the School of Forestry was organized into a single-school faculty, the Faculty of Forestry and Natural Environment, and operated as an independent faculty for the first time in the history of forestry education in Greece. In 1982, the Faculty was renamed to School of Forestry, and in 1983 to School of Forestry and Natural Environment.

Source: https://www.auth.gr/en/for accessed on 12/03/2021.

DESCRIPTION

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki was founded in 1925. It is today the largest university in the country with 10 Schools and 40 Departments. The first Higher Forestry School was founded in Athens in 1917. In 1927, it relocated to Thessaloniki, and became one of the first schools of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of the newly founded Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. It is department of the School of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment.It is divided into five Departments:

  • Harvesting and Technology of Forest Products
  • Range Science and Wildlife – Fresh Water Fisheries
  • Forest and Water Engineering
  • Planning and Development of Natural Resources
  • Forest Production – Forest Protection – Natural Environment
NWFP WORK FOCUS

The NWFP of understory plants, ecology and management.
Aromatic and medicinal plants
Livestock grazing effects in forest ecosystem

DEPARTMENT:
Department of Forestry and Natural Environment

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The INCREDIBLE project aims to show how Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP) can play an important role in supporting sustainable forest management and rural development, by creating networks to share and exchange knowledge and expertise. ‘Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) promotes cross-sectoral collaboration and innovation to highlight the value and potential of NWFPs in the region.

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Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and Edibles in the Mediterranean basin’ (INCREDIBLE) project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement Nº 774632