Forest governance to meet global challenges
The presenters represent the Forest Agency and research, and have long experience in working on these issues from their different perspectives. Questions that will be dealt with are:
- -What are society´s expectations on forests?
- -Who governs the forest in Sweden?
- -How and why does the forest governance differ from the agricultural governance,
- and what are the implications?
- -Can landscape perspectives help to solve the global challenges, and are they compatible with today´s policies and ownership structures?
- -What are the power relations between the forest industry and other industries?
- -What are the power relations between the forest industry and NGO:s?
- -How can we increase collaboration between different actors in the forest?
Register here at the latest Feb 17th.
10:15-12:00 Talks by:
Erik Sollander, Senior policy specialist, The Swedish Forest Agency
Forest governance - How to meet global challenges? an overview from the Forest Agency perspective
Carina Keskitalo, Professor in Political Science, Department of Geography, Umeå University
Who governs the forest in Sweden
Marie Appelstrand, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Business Law, Lund
The environmental goal in forestry - governance and voluntariness (Tentative title)
Moderator: Marianne Hall, Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Lund University
13:00-13:30 Olof Johansson, Forest policy director Sveaskog A landscape approach to biodiversity and water conservation (Tentative title)
13:30-14:45 Panel discussion with the presenters and Henrik Smith, Professor at the CEC, Lund university
14:45-15:00 Final words and closure (coffee served afterwards)
This seminar is the spring theme meeting of the BECC Ecosystem services theme.