Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
• recognize the aims of forest policy
• implement the principles of forest policy
• adopt positive attitude towards the social role of forestry
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aims of Forest Policy are studied thoroughly, their evaluation, the decision making and the suitable tools for their achievement. More specifically, the course examines the basics and the principles of Forest Policy, the relation of Forest Policy with natural environment, and mostly the relation forest-people. Terms such as forest ownership, forest faith and forest insurance are clarified, while the legislation framework of forest co-operatives is analyzed. The social role of forestry and the organization of forest law are distinctly mentioned.