Name of project:Topical and Strategic Possibilities of the Forest Functions and Multifunctional Forestry Services Sustainable Providing to the Public from Socio-economic, Political and Legislative Viewpoints in the Czech Republic
Year:2015 - 2018
Coordinator: Ing. Vladimír Černohous, Ph.D.
Researcher: Ing. Vladimír Černohous, Ph.D., Ing. František Šach, CSc., prof. Ing. Luděk Šišák, CSc.
Researcher foreign:Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze, Fakulta lesnická a dřevařská
Co-researcher foreign:Mendelova univerzita v Brně

Description of project

The project is aimed at support of sustainable use of biological, land and water resources of forest ecosystems, and at support of public goods and services produced by multifunctional forestry. The objective is to secure sustainable catering of the public with forest functions and forestry services from the social, economic, political and legislative points of view in the Czech Republic under changing conditions regarding international environment. Purpose of the project is to give the State Forest Service, forest owners and users objective basis for decision-making processes, including proposals employed to legislative and non-legislative rules and norms, and to strategic and conceptual documents. The project is focused to the social, political and legislative possibilities of of innovations application in the system of the: – Socio-economic importance of forest functions valuation and its use in the Regional Plans of Forest Development, and in economic instruments;

– Multifunctional forestry financing;

– Externalities internalization (transformation of non-market forestry services into the market sphere);

– Solution of conflicts of interests in forest functions and multifunctional forestry services use.