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Research Programme:

Safeguarding forest biodiversity - policy instruments
and socio-economic impacts (TUK) 2005 - 2010

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Programme Targets

  • To produce, gather and disseminate scientifically high quality and versatile research information on the interaction between safeguarding forest bidiversity and the society
  • To commit the monitoring of economical and social impacts of the METSO programme for the Ministry of Agriculture and forestry (MAF) in 2006 and after that to evaluate the impacts of conservation decisions until 2010
  • To invite participation of information users during the planning, execution and extension of the programme for aiming the research to be customer-oriented and socially significant and to improve communication
  • To develop methods applicable in this subject and to create and support collaboration networks within Metla that support research and cut expenses, to network with other research organisation and interest groups, as well as to assist in the interationalization of research within Metla

Programme Results

The research programme produces:

More results are provided in individual project homepages.

To support the planning of forest and conservation policies the research programme (2005 - 2010) provides information on the interaction of safeguarding forest biodiversity and the various actors and sectors in the society

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Coordinator: Riitta Hänninen
The Finnish Forest Research Institute
Vantaa Office
PL 18, FI-01301 VANTAA, FINLAND
e-mail: riitta.hanninen @ metla.fi

Secretary: Raija Lahtinen
The Finnish Forest Research Institute
Vantaa Office
PL 18, FI-01301 VANTAA, FINLAND

Steering group of the programme (in Finnish)

Brochure (pdf)

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