Voicing interests and concerns: challenges for forest research
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Burley, J., Seppala, R., El-Lakany, H., Sayer, J.A., Krott, M. 2001. Voicing interests and concerns: challenges for forest research . Forest Policy and Economics 2 (1) :79-88. ISSN: 1389-9341.
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Forest research has to change in response to the increased interest of society in the management of forestland. The president and the vice president of IUFRO, the Assistant Director-General for Forestry in the FAO and the Past Director-General of CIFOR discuss key issues. IUFRO should become a clearing house for forest research and expertise. Research has to recognize that the culture of forestry has become a culture of conflict. More interdisciplinary and policy research should be added to the strong bio-physical sciences in forestry. It needs science to exploit the comparative advantages of local and larger-scale forest management and also needs science to bridge the gaps between the traditional and modern pools of knowledge and experience
SubjectsPOLICY AND EXTRASECTORAL ISSUES;
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