Gestion Durable des Forêts (GDF) Boîte à outils

Silviculture in Natural Forests

Welcome to the Silviculture in Natural Forests Module. This module is intended for forest owners and managers wishing to design, implement, monitor and evaluate silvicultural practices to enhance the productivity, resilience and value of natural forests.

The module provides information and links to tools and case studies, to guide users in planning silvicultural interventions in natural forests at the forest management unit level.

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

Initiator(s): Cesar Sabogal - FAO, Forestry Department

Contributor(s): Jonas Cedergren, Walter Kollert - FAO, Forestry Department

Reviewer(s): CATIE; CIFOR

This module was revised in 2017 to strengthen gender considerations.

Initiator(s): Gender Team in Forestry

Reviewer(s): Cesar Sabogal