Forest-based Development in Finland — a Unique Success?

  • Matti Palo
  • Jussi Uusivuori
  • Erkki Lehto
Part of the World Forests book series (WFSE, volume 1)


Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Finland are unique among the industrialized countries in the sense that, in these countries, economically sustainable forest management has been achieved at a high level of forest cover. In fact, 59-77% of their land areas are forest covered, while the world average is 27% (FAO 1997).


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  • Erkki Lehto

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