Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 193

Recent advances in land owner extension Proceedings of the IUFRO 3.08 Symposium with a special theme of peer-to-peer learning among land owners, 3–5 April 2011, Kuusamo, Finland

Authors: Karppinen, Heimo, Hujala, Teppo & Virkkula, Outi (eds.)
Pages: 91

Abstract

The international IUFRO 3.08 (Small-scale Forestry) Symposium, held in Kuusamo, Finland, April 3–5 2011, gathered total of 30 participants from Australia, Canada, Finland, Indonesia, Latvia, Nepal, Norway, Sweden and USA to discuss recent scientific research and practical advances in woodland owner extension and advisory. The publication at hand contains the programme and proceedings of the Symposium, which was organized in collaboration by Metla, University of Helsinki and Oulu Univer¬sity of Applied Sciences along with the NordPlus Adult project “Mapping a peer-to-peer model for enhancing adult learning among land owners”. The overall purpose of the Symposium was to shed light on the new forms and approaches of land owner extension, forestry advisory and rural communication with a special focus on peer-to-peer learning among land owners. Based on an open call for presenta¬tions, altogether 22 abstracts were accepted, and the contributed presentations covered a wide range of topics relating to peer-to-peer and adult learning, cooperation of forest owners, forest planning, exten¬sion and services, and forestry advisory in the context of reshaping communities. In the invited keynote talks, benefits of land owners’ cooperation, social learning systems, and the Finnish forestry extension activities were introduced and elaborated. The five contributed full papers assessed the cases of land owner extension from the viewpoints of Finland, Latvia, Norway, the Philippines and

Keywords

Adult learning, communication, family forest owners, forest planning services, forestry advisory, forestry extension, peers

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Proceedings of the IUFRO 3.08 Symposium with a special theme of peer-to-peer learning among land owners, 3–5 April 2011, Kuusamo, Finland

Bibliographic information

Karppinen, Heimo, Hujala, Teppo & Virkkula, Outi (eds.). 2011. Recent advances in land owner extension Proceedings of the IUFRO 3.08 Symposium with a special theme of peer-to-peer learning among land owners, 3–5 April 2011, Kuusamo, Finland. Metlan työraportteja / Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 193. 91 p. ISBN 978-951-40-2289-0 (PDF), ISBN 978-951-40-2290-6 (paperback). Available at: http://www.metla.fi/julkaisut/workingpapers/2011/mwp193.htm.

Contact information

Heimo Karppinen,
Finnish Forest Research Institute, Metla,
P.O. Box 18, FI-01301 VANTAA, FINLAND.
E-mail heimo.karppinen@metla.fi

Other information

Unit: Eastern Unit
Projects: Forest owners' decision situations and pluralistic decision support, Family forestry and policy, Mapping a peer-to-peer model for enhancing adult learning among land owners

Typesetting: Sari Elomaa

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