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Τμήμα Δασών - Αρχική Σελίδα

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TitleΤμήμα Δασών - Αρχική Σελίδα
2nd TitleDepartment of Forests, Republic of Cyprus
CreatorDepartment of Forests, Republic of Cyprus
DescriptionThe Department is part of the Ministry for Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment. The main mission of the Department of Forests is to promote sustainable forest management and protection of the state forests in Cyprus which cover an area of 163520 hectares representing 17,74% of the total area of the island. The information provided on the Department's web-pages is grouped under the headings: Forestry College; legislation/forest policy; European Union; rural development plan; atmospheric pollution; harmful forest organisms; forest fires; forest recreation; national forest parks; nature reserves; flora/fauna. Key documents published under the legislation/forest policy section in English are: the Forest Law and Regulation (Forest Law of 1967 consolidated with all amendments until 2003); A Statement of Forest Policy (1950); Forestry Outlook Study for Cyprus - Opportunities and Challenges towards 2020 (Forestry Outlook study for West and Central Asia, 2005); Criteria and Indicators for the Sustainable Forest Management in Cyprus (2006).
LanguageEnglish, Greek
Keywordsforest administration; environment; recreation; tourism; natural resources; fauna; flora; air pollution; rural development; forest fires; forest policy; legislation; nature conservation; protected forest areas; forest pests; insect pests; fungal diseases;
TypeGovernment organizations
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 Published: February 2 2007 | Last updated: June 16 2008