ForestValue NEWSLETTER December 2020


Dear friends of ForestValue,

The ForestValue consortium is proud to present its #6 ForestValue Newsletter. Besides other contents, you are welcome to learn about the current actions of the research projects of the ForestValue call 2017 and check out more details for the ForestValue Joint Call in 2021.


Enjoy reading!



Season's Greetings


Dear ForestValue friends,


I would like to express my sincere thanks to each of you for your collaboration as well as for all your patience and kind support during this past year.


Wishing you all a peaceful Christmas time and all the best for the coming New Year 2021,



DISARM - a new H2020 thematic network collaboration to reduce antibiotic resistance

Disarm-LogoDISARM- (Disseminating Innovative Solutions for Antibiotic Resistance Management), is a collaboration between farmers, veterinarians, advisory services, academics, and industry to stimulate and establish a more prudent and responsible use of antibiotics in livestock production, with the aim to alleviate the threat of antibiotic resistance. Launched in January 2019, it will continue through December 2021 establishing a community and disseminating effective practices and approaches.


Latvian Academy of Sciences Grand Medals awarded to Baiba Rivža

This year the Latvian Academy of Sciences Grand Medal - the highest award awarded to Latvian and overseas scientists for outstanding creative achievement - was Professor Baiba Rivža was rewarded for significant contribution to the research into the rural and regional development of Latvia. Recipients of the award received the cast bronze Grand Medal and a cash prize, which are funded by the Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation.