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Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas (ICNF)

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TitleInstituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas (ICNF)
2nd TitleInstitute for Nature Conservation and Forests (ICNF) [Portugal]
CreatorInstituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas (ICNF)
DescriptionThe Institute for Nature Conservation and Forests (ICNF) was formed in 2012 by the merger of the Portuguese National Forest Authority (Autoridade Florestal Nacional - AFN) and the Institute for Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e da Biodiversidade - ICNB). The mission of the ICNF is to propose, monitor and ensure the implementation of policies for the conservation of nature and forests, to promote the conservation, sustainable use, appreciation, and enjoyment of the public recognition of the natural heritage, promoting the sustainable development of woodlands and associated resources, increasing the competitiveness of the forestry chain, ensuring the structural prevention in the context of planning and protection of forest and hunting resources and inland waters and other resources directly associated with forest and forestry activities.
URLhttp://www.icnf.pt/
LanguagePortuguese
CountryPortugal
Keywordsforest resources; forest fires; forest policy; forest planning; wildlife management; water protection; national forest inventories; NFI; forest protection; sustainable forest management; protected areas; nature conservation; natura2000
TypeGovernment organizations
AccessPublic
 
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 Published: October 15 2012