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Small-scale Wood Harvesting Technology in European Forestry and it's Contribution to Rural Development

Project Leader
Stampfer Karl, Project Leader
QoL - Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources (FP5)
Type of Research
Applied Research
Project partners
TTS-Institute, Department of Forestry, Melkonkatu 16 A, 00211 HELSINKI, Finland.
Function of the Project Partner: Koordinator
Dürrstein Hubert, Project Staff
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Forest Engineering
Funded by
Commission of the European Communities, Rue de la Loi, Brussels, European Union
The main objective of SMALLFORE-project is to identify and develop small-scale wood harvesting technology based concepts that will contribute to the socio-economic development of forested areas. Parallel to the R D-actions the communication between researchers, R D-personnal, rural decision makers and manufacturers and users of small-scale Technolgy will be enhanced.
forest technology;
harvesting; small scale forest;

Moser, A., Stampfer, K. (2004): Attitudes of Small-scale Forest Owners to Forest Managemement Practices in Austria.
[International Symposium on Contributions of Family-Farm Enterprises to Sustainable Rural Development 2002, Gengenbach, Germany, 28.07.2002 - 01.08.2002]

In: Forstwissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität Freiburg und Forstliche Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt Baden-Württemberg: International Symposium on Contributions of Family-Farm Enterprises to Sustainable Rural Development, 28 July - 01 August 2002, Gengenbach, Germany; Freiburger Forstliche Forschung - Berichte Heft 51, 388, Freiburg; ISSN 1436 - 1566 FullText


Stampfer, K., Moser, A. (2000): Summary of National Reviews regarding Small-scale Forestry from Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic and Austria.

Workshops im Rahmen des EU-Projektes SMALLFORE, 6-9. September 2000, Ossiach/Kärnten

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