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How to govern Europe’s forests for multiple Forest Ecosystem Services?

The answer can be found in the EFI Policy Brief 3 document written by Winkel et al which has been published recently. A new EFI Policy Brief sets out four policy pathways which can support our forests to provide the goods and services society demands. Europe’s forests provide multiple forest ecosystem services (FES) including wood, …

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Auctioning approaches for ecosystem services – Evidence and applications

As a part of WP3-task 5 of the NOBEL project, this review paper was set out to systematically map the “where, when, and how” of ES auction research. It is a dissemination work in this dynamic field and encourages continued interdisciplinary collaboration; Using an applied classification system based on criteria like target ecosystem, location, and …

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New article in Forest Policy and Economics

Project members Prof. Thomas Knoke and Dr. Menigistie Kindu amongst other authors published an article about “How considering multiple criteria, uncertainty scenarios and biological interactions may influence the optimal silvicultural strategy for a mixed forest” in the Sept. volume of Forest Policy and Economics. Abstract Assessing pre-defined strategies remains the status quo for studies supporting …

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Governing and managing forests for multiple ES across the globe

Since our research is focusing on payments for ecosystem services considering successful PES schemes around the world, the conference “Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services across the globe” was an ideal platform to present some results. The conference venue (research Centre CAESAR, Bonn, Germany) was well organized for the international level conference. A …

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Special Issue “Novel Business Models” in Forests

European forests provide a range of goods and services. Some are valued by existing markets and others, like “public goods” or “common-pool resources”, are not, and so land owners are not rewarded for their provisions by the markets. The regulatory framework of European forest policies and forest-related policies (e.g., EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, EU 2030 …

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