Sustainable forestry


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Sustainable forestry

The practice of managing forest resources to meet the long-term forest product needs of humans while maintaining the biodiversity of forested landscapes. The primary goal is to restore, enhance, and sustain a full range of forest values— economic, social, and ecological.
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Description : A fund contributing to rural development and combating climate change by investing in sustainable forestry.
This GEF project will support the Govt of Suriname in mainstreaming biodiversity conservation and climate change in land use planning through: (i) capacity building in sustainable forestry management, and (ii) strengthening of critical environmental functions to support sustainable land use planning and management.
The new product offerings include chain of custody certifications by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forestry Certification (PEFC).
Sustainable forestry management and wood production in a global economy.
Renu Sabherwal, Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM)
Two environmentalist groups have separately asked the Sustainable Forestry Board to revoke Sustainable Forestry Initiative certificates held by Plum Creek Timber and Weyerhaeuser, according to The Washington Post.
This initiative will provide key training and education initiatives to the 500-member community and help to further diversify their sustainable forestry projects.
USA has recognized several individuals with its 2005 Wildlife Stewardship Awards, which were presented at the Sustainable Forestry Initiative[R] (SFI) Annual Conference in Portland, Maine on September 21, 2005.
The Healing Harvest Forest Foundation fosters horse-powered sustainable forestry throughout the Southeast.
The IEM will help communities establish and manage conservation areas and finance income-generating projects like sustainable tourism, sustainable forestry, and production of handicrafts, organic coffee and cocoa, and other traditional products.
Coombs Family Farms has spent seven generations producing maple syrup while maintaining a commitment to quality, environmental stewardship and sustainable forestry.

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