Baseline review in the Valencia Region

The study of the current frameworks

The completed « baseline review » report studies the current environmental framework, as well as the current environmental and energy aspects of the study area.
In the “Plan de Acción Territorial Forestal de la Comunitat Valenciana (PATFOR)” - Forest Strategy Plan of the Comunitat Valenciana is established the necessity to manage the forest resources in a sustainable way to obtain bioenergy as a main tool to create value in rural areas and to prevent the risk of bushfires.
Consequently, the study is based on the key message “to overcome the barriers (administrative, technical, social and economic) to develop forest-based bioenergy value chain as pillar of the bioeconomy at local level, promoting the sustainable and subsidiary forest management as a tool to rural development in protected areas ».