Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" is since 1980 a member of International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO).

In 1995 LFRI "Silava" became a member of the European Forest Institute (EFI).

Participation in the COST (European Coperation in the field of scientific and technical research) programme actions:

  • CA18134 Genomic Biodiversity Knowledge for Resilient Ecosystems (2019-2023)
  • CA18135 Fire in the Earth System: Science & Society (2018-2022)
  • CA15206 Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forests for Water) (2016-2020)
  • FP1305 Linking belowground biodiversity and ecosystem function in European forests (BioLink) (2014-2018)
  • FP1403 Non‐native tree species for European forests – experiences, risks and opportunities (NNEXT) (2014-2018)
  • TU1401 Renewable energy and landscape quality (RELY) (2014-2018)
  • FP1206 European mixed forests. Integrating scientific knowledge in sustainable forest management (EuMIXFOR)(2013-2017)
  • FP1301 Forests, their products and services: innovative management and multifunctional utilization of traditional coppice forests – an answer to future ecological, economic and social challenges in the European forestry sector (EuroCoppice) (2013-2017)
  • FP1203 European Non-Wood Forest Products Network (NWFPs) (2013-2017)
  • FP1103 Fraxinus dieback in Europe: elaborating guidelines and strategies for sustainable management (FRAXBACK)(2012-2016)
  • FP1202 Strengthening conservation: a key issue for adaptation of marginal/peripheral populations of forest tree to climate change in Europe (MaP-FGR) (2012-2016)
  • FP1201 Forest land ownership changes in Europe: significance for management and policy (FACESMAP) (2012-2016)
  • FP1102 Determining invasiveness and risk of Dothistroma (DIAROD) (2011-1015)
  • FP0905 Biosafety of forest transgenic trees: improving the scientific basis for safe tree development and implementation of EU policy directives (2010-2014)
  • FP1001 Improving data and information on the potential supply of wood resources: a European approach from multisource national forest inventories (USEWOOD) (2010-2014)
  • FP0804 Forest management decision support systems (FORSYS) (2009-2013)
  • FP0803 Belowground carbon turnover in European forests (2009-2013)
  • FP0902 Development and harmonisation of new operational research and assessment procedures for sustainable forest biomass supply (2009-2013)
  • FP0901 Analytical techniques for biorefineries (2009-2013)
  • FP0903 Climate change and forest mitigation and adaptation in a polluted environment (2009-2013)
  • TD0801 Statistical challenges on the 1000 genome sequences in plants (2009-2013)
  • FP0703 Expected Climate Change and Options for European Silviculture (ECHOES) (2008-2012)
  • FP0801 Established and Emerging Phytophthora: Increasing Threats to Woodland and Forest Ecosystems in Europe(2008-2012)
  • 639 Greenhouse gas budget of soils under changing climate and land use (BurnOut) (2006-2010)
  • FP0603 Forest models for research and decision support in sustainable forest management (2006-2011)
  • FP0601 Forest Management and the Water Cycle (FORMAN) (2006-2011)
  • E52 Evaluation of Beech Genetic Resources for Sustainable Forestry (2006-2010)
  • E43 Harmonisation of National Inventories in Europe: Techniques for Common Reporting (2004-2008)
  • E33 Forests for Recreation and Nature Tourism (FORREC) (2002-2008)
  • E25 European network for a long-term forest ecosystem and landscape research programme (2001-2004)

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