Local Importance of Forest

The importance of forests for local communities in the Nordic countries - 2005

Analysis of the economic, protective, social, recreational values and potential values of forest in the local context in the five Nordic countries. Focus on value chains, contribution to local development and recommendations on political initiatives to be taken. Detailed practical examples from every country and interviews with key stakeholders (Nordic Council of Ministers).


Services provided by DFE staff:

Authors of a background report for the ministers' conference. Production of an exhibition illustrating the importance and local value of forest. Input to debate and presentation of findings at the ministers' conference.



Karsten Raae

Karsten Raae

Forest Supervisor - Senior Consultant

Mobil +45 25 55 42 00

Danish Forestry Extension
Rolighedsvej 23
1958 Frederiksberg C

CVR-nr. 25096045


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