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The paper assesses similarities and differences between Finland, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic in terms of their forest bioeconomies. In Finland, which is perceived as a leader in forest bioeconomy, the national bioeconomy strategy was adopted in 2014 and updated in 2022. The Czech and ...

Author(s)
Palátová, P.; Purwestri, R. C.; Marcineková, L.
Publisher
Commonwealth Forestry Association, Craven Arms, UK
Citation
International Forestry Review, 2022, 24, 4, pp 594-606
Abstract

Forests and forest-based bioeconomy have central roles in the contemporary sustainability transition. However, the transition towards a bioeconomy is loaded with tensions regarding economic growth, ecological integrity, and social justice. These tensions reproduce varying transition discourses....

Author(s)
Halonen, M.; Näyhä, A.; Kuhmonen, I.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 142,
Abstract

Forest owners' intentions to apply alternative management practices were examined to increase the understanding of the factors that influence forest management on non-industrial private forests. Randomly selected Finnish forest owners were surveyed to determine their management intentions for five...

Author(s)
Juutinen, A.; Tolvanen, A.; Koskela, T.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2020, 118,
Abstract

Afforesting unutilized or low-productivity agricultural land is important for achieving ambitious climate targets, and subsidy schemes may incentivize this land-use change. To determine how subsidies affect the relative performance of afforestation, we analyze both carbon-flux-based and lump sum...

Author(s)
Rämö, J.; Tupek, B.; Lehtonen, H.; Mäkipää, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Land Use Policy, 2023, 124,
Abstract

In this study, the effect of capitalization premium in forest estate markets on forest management and climate change mitigation economics is investigated. It is shown that proportional goodwill in capitalization induces linear scaling of the financial return, without any contribution to sound...

Author(s)
Kärenlampi, P. P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Energies, 2022, 15, 9,
Abstract

Various national policies guide forest use, but often with competing policy objectives leading to divergent management paradigms. Incoherent policies may negatively impact the sustainable provision of forest ecosystem services (FES), and forest multifunctionality. There is uncertainty among...

Author(s)
Blattert, C.; Eyvindson, K.; Hartikainen, M.; Burgas, D.; Potterf, M.; Lukkarinen, J.; Snäll, T.; Toraño-Caicoya, A.; Mönkkönen, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 136,
Abstract

The forest-based sector is facing one the greatest transitions in its history in the face of global megatrends. Globalization, sustainability challenges and the ICT sector have put the world in a new light. Whereas some of the recent developments have resulted in challenges for the traditional ...

Author(s)
Heiskanen, A.; Hurmekoski, E.; Toppinen, A.; Näyhä, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 135,
Abstract

The forest-based bioproduct field has diversified into the chemical, medical, energy, nanoproduct, and construction material sectors. This paper argues that forest-based bioeconomy has kept the focus on conventional products and new bioproducts have primarily been developed as extensions to...

Author(s)
Luhas, J.; Mikkilä, M.; Uusitalo, V.; Linnanen, L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2019, 11, 12,
Abstract

Emergence of more urban forest owners who live far from their forests challenges not only policies but also businesses for how to engage owners to active forest management. This study explores the opportunities of how exchanging and integrating intangible resources in collaborator networks may...

Author(s)
Laakkonen, A.; Hujala, T.; Pykäläinen, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2019, 99, pp 157-168
Abstract

Bioeconomy is portrayed by the EU and several national governments as a central element contributing to sustainability strategies and a post-fossil transformation. This paper critically engages with extractivist patterns and tendencies in the forest sector as one of the main bio-based sectors. It...

Author(s)
Holz, J. R.
Publisher
Springer-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Sustainability Science, 2023, 18, 2, pp 645-659

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