Mihailo Ratknić, Institute of Forestry
The Institute of Forestry was founded in 1946 by the Government of Serbia. The institute is engaged in basic, applied and development scientific-research work. It has been the instigator and implementer of many highly rated international and national projects on new forests, reclamation of damaged land, prevention of soil erosion, introduction of new technologies for nursery production as well as the afforestation of extremely adverse habitats.
It has been awarded with the highest national and international recognition for its research results.