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Regulatory framework and development perspectives of the mechanism of public participation in the management of Russia’s forests

Shmatkov N.M., Kulyasova A.A., Korchagov S.

1 (31), 2014

Shmatkov N.M., Kulyasova A.A., Korchagov S. Regulatory framework and development perspectives of the mechanism of public participation in the management of Russia’s forests. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2014, no. 1 (31), pp. 78-86. DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.1.31.9

DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.1.31.9

Abstract   |   Authors   |   References
The article dwells on the current state of the regulatory framework of the Russian Federation and the mechanism of public participation in forest management. The examples of addressing the problems of public participation in forest management in individual regions are disclosed. The article deals with the issues concerning the provision of in-interests of the local population through the voluntary forest certification system under the FSC scheme. Recommendations on improving the mechanism of public participation in solving the forest management issues are suggested

Keywords

sustainable forest management, public participation in forest management, information sharing, transparency, forest stewardship council, fsc

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