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Forest policy for sustainable commodity wood production: an examination drawing on the Australian experience

Ajani (previously Clark), Judith


This paper presents a policy framework aimed at sustainability in Australia's wood-based industry. It commences with a historical overview to illuminate how culture and environment combined to fast-track Australia's plantation establishment. This maturing estate is now generating new choices about meeting wood needs and the future for native forests. The essence of the forest problem lies in the nature of commodity production where cost reduction, essential for the firm's survival, comes at the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Ecological Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2004.03.032


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