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Waldpolitik 2020

Data Source: EFI EUROFOREST Portal
TitleWaldpolitik 2020
2nd TitleForest Policy 2020 [Switzerland]
CreatorBundesamt für Umwelt (BAFU)
DescriptionWith the Forest Policy 2020, the Swiss government aims to create an enabling environment for sustainable, efficient and innovative forest management, and ensure that the forest can fulfill its various functions. The Forest Policy 2020 includes visions (time horizon 2030) and specific objectives (time horizon 2020) associated with strategic objectives. The 11 objectives are: Sustainable use of the usable potential of wood; Climate change - the forest and wood sector contributes to minimizing the impact of climate change; Forest protection services are ensured; Biodiversity is preserved and enhanced; Forest area is maintained; Economic performance of forest management is improved; Forest soils, drinking water and forest health are ensured; Forest is protected from pests and diseases; Populations of game species are sustainably managed; Leisure and recreational use of forests is ensured; Education, Research and Knowledge Transfer services are ensured. The Forest Policy 2020 builds on the Swiss National Forest Programme (Swiss NFP) 2004-2015.
LanguageFrench, German, Italian
Keywordsforest policy; national forest programmes; NFP; sustainable forest management
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 Published: October 10 2011 | Last updated: November 23 2016