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Siberian Journal of Forest Science

2014 year, number 1

Fundamentals for Organization of Sustainable Forest Use

V.A. Sokolov
V.N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch
Academgorodok, 50/28, Krasnoyarsk, 660036 Russian Federation
Keywords: sustainable forest use, forest resources, national forest policy, forest complex, forest management, allowable cut


In order to organize sustainable forest use in Russia, suggestions and recommendations have been developed on the basis of the up-to-day paradigm of nature management and stability of progress. It is proposed to revise the method of calculating annual allowable cuts by introduction of «economical allowable cut» concept. The methods of ecological and economical accessibility of forest resources have been devised. The certain paths of reconstructing and developing forest inventory as well as direction for future research have been proposed.