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The Definition and Meaning of Sustainable Forest Management

  • Alastair Fraser
Chapter
Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)

Abstract

This chapter describes various definitions of “Sustainable Forest Management” and emphasises the importance of distinguishing between natural forests and tree plantation forests. It gives some examples of the problems that forest managers face in achieving sustainability in the long term and the difficulties that are encountered in balancing the short- and the long-term financial and technical considerations.

Keywords

Natural forests Plantation forests Sustainability 

References

  1. Ardana, R., & Fuad, F. H. (2001). Perhutani forest certification: Sustainable forest management incentive, gift or blunder. www.arupe.or.id
  2. Bartley, T. (2018). Rules without rights. Oxford: Oxford University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alastair Fraser
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  1. 1.Consultant in Forest Policy and EconomicsPerthshireUK

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