Conjunto de Herramientas para la Gestión Forestal Sostenible (GFS)

Wood Harvesting

The Wood Harvesting Module provides guidance to forest managers on best practices in wood harvesting. It addresses the main aspects of harvesting operations, including planning, road construction, felling, extraction, transport and post-harvest assessment.

The module provides basic and more detailed information on wood harvesting, as well as links to wood harvesting tools and case studies of effective harvesting.


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

Initiator(s): Jonas Cedergren - FAO, Forestry Department

Contributor(s): Simmone Rose, Cesar Sabogal, - FAO, Forestry Department; Rafaelle Spinelli 

Reviewer(s): CATIE