Forest Accounting and Sustainability

  • Parashram J. PatilEmail author
Part of the The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science book series (APESS, volume 26)


There is a nexus between forest accounting and sustainable development. Forests are a valuable resource as they constitute an important component of the terrestrial environmental system and larger resource base. They provide different basic inputs to the global economic cum ecological system in a multi-dimensional way. They provide timber, fuel, pulpwood, fodder, fibre grass and non-wood forest products, and support industrial and commercial activities. The following are the specific objectives of the present research.
  • To identify the reasons for ecological ecosystem loss.

  • To explore the relationship between forest accounting and the rationality of the ecological ecosystem in the context of consumption, production, energy, biodiversity, economics, and ecological balance and sustainability.

  • To identify and measure the ecological ecosystem loss.

  • To develop theoretical modelling of ecological ecosystem sustainability.

The present study is an explorative study on ecological rationality and sustainability through developing a forest accounting system. Essential data has been collected and analysed to find out the present nexus.


Rationality Ecology Ecosystem Forest accounting India Sustainability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Natural ResourcesMaharashtraIndia

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