Q.1052: What is sustainable Forestry?

Ans. Providing the best mix of social, economic, and environmental values out of  forest for current and future generations.

An international standard for sustainable forestry was developed at the International Conference on Environment and Development (also known as the "Earth Summit"), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992. It lays down 27 principles.

For complete proclamation, please visit http://www.un.org/documents/ga/conf151/aconf15126-1annex1.htm

Previous         Next