Forest bioeconomy highlighted as opportunity for the Basque Country in Baskegur General Assembly

The Basque association of the forestry and wood sector, Baskegur, held its general assembly on 22 June. After the event, they held a session to reflect on the market situation and future challenges. There, bioeconomy was highlighted to provide great opportunities in the Basque Country.

As the Basque Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Sustainability and the Environment, Bittor Oroz, tweeted “The forest & wood sector in the Basque Country is the main source of natural, renewable raw materials and the basis of the circular bioeconomy. With sustainable forest management, it contributes to the Basque Green Deal strategy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions”.