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Criteria and indicators of sustainability in community managed forest landscapes

Criteria and indicators of sustainability in community managed forest landscapes

an introductory guide

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Published by Center for International Forestry Research in Bogor, Indonesia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBill Ritchie ... et al.
ContributionsRitchie, Bill., Center for International Forestry Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22820235M
ISBN 109798764439
OCLC/WorldCa48575966

cused on the dynamics of intensively managed forested landscapes that rely on short rotations and fine temporal and spatial resolutions. Methodology Development Approach, Criteria, and Indicators A landscape approach to forest sustainability requires integration of structure and function at several scales in a multidisciplinary perspective. Communities and tribes who develop sustainable forest management criteria and indicators and track them gain an opportunity to learn about the forest trends, truths and needs to bring a common language across scales, community sectors and landowners to help a mutual understanding for their forest .

Since its origins, the idea of sustainability has always been linked to forest management. However, nowadays, sustainable forest management has usually been approached by defining a set of criteria and indicators. This paper aims to address sustainability in forest management including a set of criteria encompassing the most common decisions: whether the stands are even or uneven-aged, .   Based on SFM criteria and indicators, the sustainability of coppices is analysed through two traditional indicators (contribution of the forest sector to GDP and the net revenue of the forest owned) and four innovative indicators (forest sector workforce, trade in wood, energy from wood resources, and accessibility to forest for recreation).

SFM, while indicators at the forest management unit level favour the adjustment of forest management prescriptions, and thus need to be practical, strongly simplified and adapted to specific user groups and purposes (Castañeda , Similä et al. , FAO b). Sustainable management . Author: USDA Forest Service Date: Abstract: The Montréal Process Criteria and Indicators (MP C&I) characterize the essential components of sustainable forest management, and provide a framework for describing the value and condition of forests. These internationally agreed-upon criteria and indicators were developed collaboratively with other member countries as an intergovernmental response.


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Criteria and Indicators of Sustainability in Community Managed Forest Landscapes: An Introductory Guide. This Guide introduces criteria and indicators of sustainability for community managed forest landscapes (CMF C&I) as a potential learning and communication tool that can help meet that challenge.

Criteria and indicators of sustainable forest management From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Criteria & Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management (C&I) are policy instruments by which sustainability of forest management in the country/region, or progress towards Sustainable forest management (SFM), may be evaluated and reported on.

Adapting forest management sufficiently quickly and effectively to meet these changes is both urgent and very challenging. This Guide introduces criteria and indicators of sustainability for community managed forest landscapes (CMF C&I) as a potential learning and communication tool that can help meet that challenge.

Criteria and indicators (C&I) are perhaps the most important and innovative forest management tools developed in recent decades. They are not only a mechanism for systematically implementing sustainable forest management (SFM) procedures, but also an effective means of assessing and reporting progress.

The Montréal Process Criteria and Indicators (MP C&I) characterize the essential components of sustainable forest management, and they provide a framework for describing the value and condition of forests.

Criteria and indicators are tools which can be used to conceptualise, evaluate and implement sustainable forest management. Criteria define and characterize the essential elements, as well as a set of conditions or processes, by which sustainable forest management may be assessed.

Keywords: Criteria and Indicators, sustainable forest management, Canada, Alberta 1. Introduction Background Sustainability has become the key focus of forest management across Canada in the s. Indeed, this is the situation around the world too. Numerous commissions, panels.

components of sustainable forest management. There are multiple indicators within each criterion (64 indicators in total) that measure those components. These criteria and indicators are tracked in the Forest Service’s “National Report on Sustainable Forests – ” (USDA Forest Service, ), and subsequent updates.

Get this from a library. Criteria and Indicators of Sustainability in Community Managed Forest Landscapes: an Introductory Guide. [Bill Ritchie; JSTOR.]. Adaptive Collaborative Management (ACM) is an integrative approach for implementing sustainable management of natural resources, based on a main hypothesis, that is: if there is a high degree of collaboration between stakeholders combined with a high adaptiveness of management systems, the result will be a higher degree of human well being and ecological sustainability.

At last a really useful book telling us how all the rhetoric about ecosystem approaches and sustainable forest management is being translated into. DOI link for Forests in Landscapes. Forests in Landscapes book.

Ecosystem Approaches to Sustainability and review the information needs and the use and misuse of criteria and indicators to. Criteria and indicators of sustainability in community managed forest landscape: an introductory guide Community managed forest systems embody a considerable portion of the wisdom, knowledge, and practical skills and management necessary for the sustainability of forest resources globally.

Criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management Criteria and indicators are tools used to define, guide, monitor and assess progress towards sustainable forest management in a given context. Criteria and indicators (C&I) have emerged as a powerful tool in promoting sustainable forest management (SFM).

Philippine Criteria Indicators Criteria No. of Indicators 1. Enabling conditions for Sustainable Forest Management - covers the general institutional requirements for SFM to succeed 11 2.

Extent and condition of the forests 6 3. Forest ecosystem health 2 4. Forest production 12 5. Biological diversity 7 6. Soil and water protection 5 7. Sustainability measurement is the quantitative basis for the informed management of sustainability. The metrics used for the measurement of sustainability (involving the sustainability of environmental, social and economic domains, both individually and in various combinations) are still evolving: they include indicators, benchmarks, audits, indexes and accounting, as well as assessment.

Criteria & Indicators regional workshop in Africa Douala, Cameroon May This workshop was a key part of the 'Strengthening Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management and their use in forest policy and practice'' project, coordinated by FAO and funded by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.

Abstract. Sustainable forest management is an international as well as a Canadian domestic concern. Sustainability is characterised by a framework of criteria and associated indicators which identify its principal attributes and the parameters which can be measured to assess the extent to which sustainability is being achieved.

indicators for sustainable forest management in Europe was initiated to help preparing the ground for further work under FOREST EUROPE.

It ad-dressed this complex question with two clearly for-mulated objectives: (a) to analyse the implementa - tion of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management in the 46 signatory states of FOREST.

In a landscape in Nepal's Terai plains, we conducted a census of 23 co-managed community and buffer-zone forest user groups--two predominant approaches to involving communities in forest. The international context – demand for Criteria and Indicators (C&I) for sustainable forest management 7 3.

CIFOR Criteria and Indicators (C&I) Research 10 Objectives and purpose 10 Phase I: August – January fi eld evaluation and development of diff erent sets of C&I Criteria and Indicators for Assessing the Sustainability of Forest Management: Conservation of Biodiversity N.E.

Stork, T.J.B. Boyle, V. Dale, H. Eeley, B. Finegan, M. Lawes, N. Manokaran, R. Prabhu and J. Soberon Summary The need for new criteria and indicators for the assessment of biodiversity conservation as part of sustainable. the world, the FSC Principles and Criteria require the addition of indicators in order to be implemented at the forest management unit (FMU) level.

Compliance with the standard is determined by evaluating observed performance at the Forest Management Unit (FMU) level against each indicator of the standard, and in.