Achieving the Sustainable Management of Forests

  • Alastair¬†Fraser

Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 3-5
  3. Institutional Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 31-45
    3. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 59-66
  4. Sustainabiliity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 69-74
    3. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 115-121
  5. Economic Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 143-158
    3. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 159-163
  6. The Way Forward

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 167-172
    3. Alastair Fraser
      Pages 183-199
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 201-213

About this book


This book discusses the reality of implementing sustainable forest management measures. Rather than simply offering theoretical descriptions, the book comprehensively details how sustainably managed forests can only be achieved through the cooperation and support of foresters, politicians, business leaders, local communities, consumers of forest-based goods and services, and the general public. The book also aims to raise public awareness of the factors involved in attaining the true sustainability of forest management, and the consequences of failing to do so, as well as the current issues facing sustainable forest management such as land ownership and land-use rights, political corruption, environmental stressors, and economic pressure. In 17 chapters, the book will appeal to academics and teachers in forestry and related areas, government practitioners, development agencies, and NGOs.


Sustainable forest management Biodiversity protection Land-use change Terrestrial ecosystems Forest management policy Rural poverty Timber products Forest regeneration Forest certification Land boundary delineation

Authors and affiliations

  • Alastair¬†Fraser
    • 1
  1. 1.Consultant in Forest Policy and EconomicsPerthshireUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-15838-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-15839-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2523-3084
  • Series Online ISSN 2523-3092
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