EFIATLANTIC conducts research and transfers knowledge on the sustainable management and competitive utilisation of planted forests in diverse geographical regions stretching along Europe’s Atlantic rim from Southern Portugal to northern Scotland.

The follow up to the former Project Centre Institut Européen des Forêts Cultivées (IEFC), EFIATLANTIC was launched in Spring 2009.


EFIATLANTIC Strategic Agenda

EFIATLANTIC Information booklet

EFI Strategy



Christophe Orazio       Head of Office  Tel: +33 (0) 535 385274
Claudia Antoniotti Administrative Officer Tel: +33 (0) 5 35 385257
Rebeca Cordero Junior Researcher Tel: +33 (0) 5 35 385391
Barry Gardiner Senior Researcher Tel: +33 (0) 5 35385250
Stephanie Hayes Communications Officer      Tel: +33 (0) 5 35 385390
Eduard Mauri Junior Researcher Tel: +33 (0) 5 35 385392

Email: firstname.lastname(at)efi.int


In-Kind personnel from INRA

Jean-Michel Carnus Researcher 20% in-kind time
Hervé Jactel Researcher 6% in-kind time
Antoine Kremer Researcher 6% in-kind time
Céline Méredieu Researcher 6% in-kind time
Patrick Patuszka Researcher 6% in-kind time
Secretarial and IT support services Administrative assistance 6% in-kind time


Regional Advisory Group

the Regional Advisory Group (RAG) enhances the networking of EFIATLANTIC. It advices the EFIATLANTIC secretariat on ideas and topics to be developed and promoted within the EFIATLANTIC instruments and supports the dissemination and networking activities. Its members are:

1. Andreas Kleinschmit, FCBA (France)
2. Manuela Branco, ISA (Portugal)
3. Anne Stenger, INRA (France)
4. Bill Mason, FR (United Kingdom)
5. Roque Soleiro, USC (Spain)
6. Felipe Bravo, Uvall (Spain)
7. Ander Arias Gonzalez, NEIKER (Spain)
8. Elena Paoletti, CNR (Italy)



Atlantic European Regional Office – EFIATLANTIC
Site de Recherche Forêt – Bois
69, route d’Arcachon
33612 Cestas

Tel: +33 (0) 557 122 803
Fax: +33 (0) 556 680 223
Email : efiatlantic(at)efi.int

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