Agenda-Setting and Institution Building for Forests: Entangled Structures and the Failure of Legalization

  • Anja Eikermann


The preceding chapter has shown that the international regulation of forests is necessary to strike a balance between conservation and utilization and to ensure the whole spectrum of forest functions can be conserved and used in an equal manner. However, as has been indicated above, the multi-functionality of forests in itself, as well as the fundamental discrepancies with regard to the priorities given to different functions, make the creation of an international forest regulation a difficult task.


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  • Anja Eikermann
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  1. 1.Faculty of LawGeorg-August-University GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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