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6.2: Investment in the forest sector

Capital investment and annual expenditure in forest mgmt., wood and non-wood products, environmental services, recreation...

"This indicator measures efforts to maintain or increase capacity to provide economic, social, and environmental benefits from forests. Forests are natural capital that provides benefits. Forest management activities, including planting, silviculture, protection, and preservation, are investments in this capital. Investments in wood and ...

Annual investment and expenditure in forest-related research, extension and development, and education

“This indicator provides a measure of the level of expenditure on forest-related research and development.” Commonwealth of Australia (2003)

“This indicator assesses the level of investment into forestry research and development (R&D). Both, investments by the government and private sector are captured providing some insight into ...

Public and private funding for research, educational, and extension programs

“Well-informed and knowledgeable citizens and forest owners create a foundation of support for applying principles of sustainable forest management. To accomplish such a purpose requires institutional conditions (agencies, organizations) that are capable of promoting programs considered necessary to inform the public and private forest ...