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Title Innovation in forestry : territorial and value chain approaches / edited by Gerhard Weiss [and others]
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 331 pages) : illustrations
Contents Contributors; Preface; 1 The Study of Innovation in the Forest Sector: Relevance and Research Background; 2 Theoretical Approaches for the Analysis of Innovation Processes and Policies in the Forest Sector; 3 Networks of Small-Medium Enterprises Operating in Forestry: Some Theoretical Concepts and Empirical Evidence; 4 Innovation-related Knowledge Flows: Comparative Analysis of Finnish and Estonian Wood Sectors; 5 Institutional Innovation in European Private Forestry: the Emergence of Forest Owners' Organizations
Summary Innovation is increasingly recognized as a key factor in environmental protection and balanced sustainable development within the forestry sector. This volume provides a comprehensive theoretical foundation for the analysis of innovation processes and policies in a traditional, rural sector as well as presenting empirical analyses of innovation processes from major innovation areas. Territorial services of the forest sector are examined, including various types of forest ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration or recreation and wood value chains, including timber frame construction and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Forestry innovations.
Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Weiss, Gerhard, 1966-
ISBN 184593721X (electronic bk.)
9781845937218 (electronic bk.)