Joan Rovira: the bioeconomy offers huge potential for our forests

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

Joan Rovira, Secretary General at Consorci Forestal de Catalunya, considers the opportunities presented by the bioeconomy for forests, including new markets and a new paradigm for forest management based on an equilibrium between sustainability and multifunctionality.

Jordi Pigem: Bioeconomy requires radical change

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

Jordi Pigem, philosopher and writer, discusses our place in the biosphere, the radical change necessary for a productive economy and how we engage wider society in achieving that change.

Maíta Fernández: urban and rural landscapes must be considered together for the bioeconomy

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

Maíta Fernández, Senior Programme Management Coordinator at UN-Habitat / CRPP, calls for collaboration between urban and rural planning in order to achieve the transition to a bioeconomy and that the message must be disseminated widely.