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COST Action E3: Forstry in the context of rural development Working Group 3: Research into the role of forests in protecting mountainous rural areas - evaluation of policy means

Project Leader
Glück Peter, Project Leader
Type of Research
Applied Research
Project partners
INRA, Station d'Economie et Sociologie Rurales, Nancy, France.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Institut für Forstpolitik und Forstgeschichte, München, Germany.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
National Agricultural Research Foundation (NAGREF), Kifissia, Greece.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Department Wald- und Holzforschung, Zürich, Switzerland.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
University of Florence, Department of Forestry, Firenze, Italy.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
University of Ljubljana, Department of Forestry, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy
Funded by
Commission of the European Communities, Rue de la Loi, Brussels, European Union
Evaluation of policy means for ensuring resistant and resilient protective forests in mountainous
areas by comparative analysis. Comparison of the policy means for ensuring forestry in the context of rural areas in the Alpine countries: Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Slovenia and Switzerland.
forestry and wood industry policy;
policy evaluation; forest restoration;

Weiss, G (2000): Evaluation of policy instruments for protective forest management in Austria..

Forest Policy and Economics, 1, 243-255

Ottitsch, A., Weiss, G. (2000): Comparative Analysis of Mountain Forest Policies in Europe. An application of RAGIN's qualitative comparative analysis approach..

In: Price, M., Butt, N. (Eds.): Forests in sustainable mountain development. A state of knowledge report for 2000. IUFRO Research Series Vol. 5. CABI Publishing: 415-421. ISBN 0-85199-446-6

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