EFI Central European Regional Office


EFICENT is the regional office of the EUROPEAN FOREST INSTITUTE (EFI) , an international organization established by European states . It is composed of two offices that were both founded in 2009:

EFI Central European Regional Office (EFICENT) is located in Freiburg, Germany, at the heart of the Black Forest. The office is working in close collaboration with the Forest Research Institute of Baden-Wϋrttemberg (FVA) and is supported by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Rural Affairs and Consumer Protection and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)

An Advisory Group is supporting the work of EFICENT.


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- Tree  beekeeping -


Jonathan Powell explores the ancient practice of
tree beekeeping, a low intervention form
of beekeeping using a living tree.


He joined several tree beekeeping courses and together with our colleagues from EFICENT he participated in a course in Bavaria, October 2014. 

Read his article on tree beekeeping here

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picture: Daniel Boschung






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