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Rauch, P; Wolfsmayr, UJ; Borz, SA; Triplat, M; Krajnc, N; Kolck, M; Oberwimmer, R; Ketikidis, C; Vasiljevic, A; Stauder, M; Muehlberg, C; Derczeni, R; Oravec, M; Krissakova, I; Handlos, M.
(2015): SWOT analysis and strategy development for forest fuel supply chains in South East Europe
FOREST POLICY ECON. 2015; 61: 87-94. FullText FullText_BOKU

The objective of this study is to assess drivers and barriers to primary forest fuel (PFF) supply in the wide-stretched South East Europe (SEE) countries and to develop strategies to improve PFF supply involving dozens of stakeholders from different SEE countries. SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analyses were used to evaluate country supply chains. Based on those a regional SWOT analysis was compiled and strategies were developed and evaluated in a participative decision process. Results show that strategies for increasing biomass utilisation are of high relevance in all participating countries. Additionally, strategies for knowledge dissemination are also important. The evaluated regional strategies for the forest fuel sector examined have great potential to improve cooperation, increase efficiency and strengthen competitiveness of PFF based bioenergy production. (C) 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Authors BOKU Wien:
Rauch Peter
Wolfsmayr Ulrich

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