Project in a nutshell

RERAM  =  Resource Efficiency and RAw Material use of woodworking industries in
Eastern Europe (ENP)

State of play

The growing demand for raw wood material in the EU increases pressure on forest resources...

Vision & Objectives

RERAM improves Resource Efficiency and Raw Material consumption of the forest-based sector...

Outcomes & Impacts

RERAM raises awareness on the benefits of resource efficiency and demonstrates technical and...

Support & Partners

The RERAM project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under the grant agreement no. 609573.

The RERAM consortium:

UNECE-FAO Balkan workshop on Forest Products Markets and Forest Sector Workforce / 8-10 Dec 2015, Podgorica, Montenegro


The workshop brought together 20 experts from Albania, Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Ireland, Montenegro, Serbia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Ukraine to discuss, exchange experiences, map out the needs for capacity building as well as to formulate recommendations for the future work on forest product markets and forest sector workforce. This meeting gave background information for a UNECE/FAO study paper on forest sector workforce, which will be completed in 2016.


The workshop was conducted in cooperation with the UNECE/FAO UNDA project on Sustainable Forest Management for Greener Economies in the Caucasus and Central Asia, and supported by the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on Forest Products Markets and the joint ILO/UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on Green Jobs in the Forest Sector.


Prof. Orest Kiyko, Head of the Furniture and Wooden Products Technology Department Ukrainian National Forestry University, represented the RERAM project and gave a presentation on "Domestic consumption VS exporting: example from Ukrainian forest sector” > presentation

>>> Balkan workshop programme