This paper points out some defects of the current forest register and proposes a concept of next-generation forest register from the view point of GIS application to forest management. Since the fundamental purpose of the GIS is to conduct spatial analysis of multiple thematic maps, one of the basic requirements for the next-generation forest register is the management of forest information on a thematic map basis by using the spatial analysis function of the forest GIS. The main proposals are as follows.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2013
Library ResourceRegulationsMay, 2016Turkey
This Regulation sets forth principles and procedures of works and operations regarding private and public forests. This Regulation includes provisions on management and conservation of private and public forests, forest cadastre, forest planning, inspection, environmental impact assessment, as well as permit processes for works and operations regarding private and public forests.
Implements: Forest Law No. 6831. (1956-08-31)
Implements: Law No. 3234 on the General Directorate of Forests (OGM). (1985-10-31)
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJuly, 2013Turkey
The Tenth Development Plan of the Republic of Turkey is a National Plan with a cross-sectoral approach and its duration is 4 years between 2014 and 2020.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 1999Jamaica
The Jamaica National Environmental Action Plan (JANEAP) is a national Plan with a multi-sectoral approach. The duration of the Plan is 3 years between 1999 and 2002. The main objective of the Plan is to ensure good environmental planning and management to contribute to the sustainable development.Regarding the biological resources, forestry, watershed management, protected areas and oceans the Plan provides for different actions to be taken. A Fisheries Management Plan and an Ocean and Coastal Zone Policy will be prepared and implemented.
Library ResourceLegislationCanada, Americas, Northern America
The Ministery of land and forests shall be responsible for the management of public land, as well as for the management of the timber and forests belonging to public lands.
Library ResourceRegulationsEthiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
This Regulation implements provisions of the Oromia Regional Rural Land Administration and Use Proclamation with respect to the rights and obligations of rural land administration and use in transparent and responsible manner.
Library ResourceRegulationsVietnam, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
The Decree provides the allotment of state-owned land destined to planting of perennial trees, seasonal crops and forestation, plus the water surface required for aquaculture farming to individuals, households and organizations which shall invest in the resulting production. Planning and financial evaluation of production costs shall be prepared and funds destined to support all agricultural, forestry and aquaculture activities and operations.
Library ResourceRegulationsAzerbaijan, Western Asia, Asia
The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and the Producer Association shall carry out state control in conformity with the Forest Code.
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