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Land-Use Planning

The Land-use Planning Module has been prepared for people involved in the assessment of forestlands and their economic, social and environmental potential for various land uses. The module provides basic and more detailed information on the importance of land-use planning in forestry and offers guidance on the main activities involved in a land-use planning framework.

The module also provides links to tools and case studies to foster effective land-use planning.

This module was developed with the kind collaboration of the following people and/or institutions:

Initiator(s): Don Gilmour

Reviewer(s): ITTO; IUFRO; Tropenbos

This module was revised in 2018 to strengthen gender considerations.

Initiator(s): Gender Team in Forestry

Reviewer(s): FRM Team