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Forestry

Forestry is understood as the “science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests, woodlands, and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human and environmental benefits” (Dictionary of forestry).

Sustainable management of both spontaneous and planted forests requires good management practices, including careful breeding and site selection, the management of tree nurseries, plantation and propagation of trees, as well as forest health management and harvesting. Planted forests include bamboo, rattan, and sago palms among others.

Under the forestry category, you can find technologies and practices on the planting and managing of forests as well as the processing of forestry products and their marketing. In addition, you can find practices and organizational techniques in the field of (agro)forestry for social and economic community use of resources.

The forestry category covers the Sustainable Development Goals of zero hunger, responsible consumption and production, climate action as well as life and land.

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