Turkey Forest with Respect to Sustainability

ŞAHİN, İbrahim Fevzi and SEVER, Ramazan and KOCA, Halil and KAYSERİLİ, Alperen and ALTAŞ, Namık Tanfer (2009) Turkey Forest with Respect to Sustainability. In: 1st International Symposium on Sustainable Development, June 9-10, 2009, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Abstract

As a natural part of global ecosystem, forests have been destroyed continuously despite sustainable principles. In Turkey, forestation has started as utility forestation and production forestation just as everywhere in the world and later on the type of forestation suiting nature as well as multifunctional forestation has been prefered. At present, according to the decision taken at United Nations Environment and Development Conference (1992) the principles of sustainability have come to the fore. The main objective here is to provide means for those settling in rural areas to make their living without destroying forest and within the limits of protecting nature and maintaining development. In the light of this, forest in Turkey are to be sustained in spite of lack of application, destroying forest to make fields, irregular grazing, unlawful cutting, improper use of land and biological threats. It is inevitable to put in practice regular production techniques and to organize peasant-forest relation in order to determine the reproductivity capacity and limitations of Turkey forest, which have rare natural, old forests environment of our country

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Turkey, Forest, Sustainability, Environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Depositing User: Users 4 not found.
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2012 13:55
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2012 10:01
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/174

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