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  • Climate and Atmosphere
  • Biological diversity
  • Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

A system of practices for stewardship and use of forest land aimed at fulfilling relevant ecological (including biological diversity), economic and social functions of the forest in a sustainable manner. (Source: FCCC/CP/2001/13/Add.1)
The decision making process of setting priorities on the goods and services afforded by the forest. Generally refers to timber extraction and reforestation aspects of forestry. (Source: UNBIS Thesaurus)
The management of forest lands for wood, forages, water, wildlife, and recreation. (Source: GEMET/MGH)