n Southern African Forestry Journal - Review of sustainable forest management - criteria and indicators : guest editorial
|Article Title||Review of sustainable forest management - criteria and indicators : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||South African Institute of Forestry (SAIF)|
|Journal||Southern African Forestry Journal|
|Author||John Scotcher and David Everard|
|Publication Date||Nov 2001|
|Pages||1 - 2|
Extracted from text ... Southern African Forestry Journal - No. 192, November 2001 1 Guest Editorial Review of sustainable forest management - Criteria and indicators Sustainability should be viewed as a long-term goal, the establishment of which is fundamentally a social decision about the desirability of a survivable ecological and economic system. The real problem is thus not so much defining the goal, but predicting what policies will lead to its achievement (Constanza, 1996). During the past two decades, there have been a number of intergovernmental, international nongovernmental and country-level initiatives to address sustainable forest management issues. One of the most important products to ..
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