sustainable forest management

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sustainable forest management

[sə¦stān·ə·bəl ′fär·əst ‚man·ij·mənt]
(forestry)
Integrated management of the full range of environmental, social, and economic values of the forest to ensure future health and usefulness of the forest.
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This necessitated a common approach and a mutually agreed upon set of criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management so that countries could examine and harmonise their policies on conservation and sustainable management of forests (Brand 1997).
Interestingly, the web-based link to criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management also fails to make any reference to the Montreal Process indicators.
A 2005 publication by the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) on Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management in Canada: National Status reports on six criteria and 46 indicators, but these only follow the Montreal Process indicators to a limited extent.