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  • Achieving coherence and transparency in regulations, as forest requirements are too diverse within the EU
  • Recognising the environmental benefits of poplar
  • Supporting the economic development of fast-growing species
  • Setting the example in public procurement, both at EU and MS level


  • Presenting consistent information, which requires reliable and solid statistics
  • Developing R&D at all levels
  • Informing about poplar cultivation, sensitising  policy-makers
  • Communicating with one voice


  • Raising awareness on the necessity of planted forests
  • Considering poplar as a European species
  • Creating a stable network between the European stakeholders