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Forest Service [Ireland]

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TitleForest Service [Ireland]
CreatorForest Service, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
DescriptionThe Forest Service of the Department for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is the government department responsible for ensuring the development of forestry within Ireland in a manner and to a scale that maximises its contribution to national socio-economic well-being on a sustainable basis that is compatible with the protection of the environment. Its strategic objectives are to: (1) foster the efficient and sustainable development of forestry; (2) increase quality planting; (3) promote the planting of diverse species; (4) improve the level of farmer participation in forestry; (5) promote research and training in the sector; (6) encourage increased employment in the sector.
URLhttp://www.agriculture.gov.ie/forestservice/
LanguageEnglish
CountryIreland
Keywordsforest administration; forest policy; forest fires; forest legislation; vocational education; afforestation; national forest inventories; grants
TypeGovernment organizations
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: August 3 2007 | Last updated: October 23 2009