Criteria and Indicators for sustainable forest management in Malaysia

Rabiul Islam, Chamhuri Siwar, Shaharuddin Mohamad Ismail, Nurul Hidayah Chamhuri

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Abstract

Problem statement: This study investigated the timber certification of sustainable forest management and the criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management. Approach: Sustainable forest management is an important role in the forestry sector and takes a major player in Malaysia's sustainable development. It is a management regime that integrates and balances social, economic, ecological, cultural and spiritual needs to present and future generations. Results: We analyzed the pillars of sustainable forest management, criteria, indicators, activities and standards of performance for sustainable forest management in Malaysia. Conclusion: The aim of this study was to highlight and clarify the impacts of trade and environment on sustainable forest management in Malaysia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-218
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Environmental Sciences
Volume6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • Criteria and indicators
  • Sustainable forest management
  • Timber certification

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Criteria and Indicators for sustainable forest management in Malaysia. / Islam, Rabiul; Siwar, Chamhuri; Mohamad Ismail, Shaharuddin; Chamhuri, Nurul Hidayah.

In: American Journal of Environmental Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2010, p. 212-218.

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