Think tank

Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia

CTFC

Solsona, Spain

The Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia (CTFC), based in Solsona (Lleida, Spain), began life in 1996 in the form of a consortium jointly run by Solsonès County Council, the University of Lleida, Lleida Provincial Council, the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation, the Integrated Rural Development Centre of Catalonia and the Government of Catalonia. CTFC's institutional mission is to contribute to the modernisation and competitiveness of the forestry sector, rural development and the sustainable management of the environment through research, training and technology and knowledge transfer to society. CTFC hosts the Laboratory of Functional Ecology and Global Change (ECOFUN), whose aim is to investigate the drivers of biodiversity, structural patterns and functional processes in grasslands, forests and other agro-ecosystems to develop ecological models and establish the basis for a sustainable management in the context of global change.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ctfc.es/

Address:
Crta. de St. Llorenç de Morunys, a Port del Comte, km 2, 25280 Solsona

Country:
Spain

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Spain, Global
Operating languages
Catalan , English , French , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1996
Age (years)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 25
Spain average
 26
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: County Council of Solsonès and the University of Lleida
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Antoni Trasobares Rodríguez
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 127
Spain average
 40
Global average
 121
% Female staff
2019
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 43%
Spain average
 41%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 38%
Spain average
 36%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2021)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 3,152
Spain average
 11,730
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 2,962
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 7,031
Spain average
 12,873
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 6,145
Subscribers (2021)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 374
Spain average
 7,253
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Forest Sciences Center of Catalonia
 125

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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