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Ilze Upite; Aija Pilvere; Irina Pilvere; Aleksejs Nipers
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
The forest industry is an important sector of the economy of many countries, because the timber grown in it can be used for achieving various economic goals, including increasing added value and exports. However, the social functions of forestry: rural employment and the availability of forests, in the form of various ecosystem services, are also important to the public. Forests are home to various protected species, and forest biotopes, biotopes associated with forests as well as the biodiversity of forests play an important role in preserving and improving the productivity, regeneration capacity and viability of the forests. Therefore, the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 identifies forestry as one of the fields that needs development to achieve the goals of that strategy. Thus, the aim of the research is to study the Forestry section of the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 strategic goal 5.2. “Result-orientated, efficient and sustainable resource management”. The research shows that as of the end of 2021, the Forestry objectives set in the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 had only been accomplished partially. There is good progress in the replacement of non-productive areas of forest stand with productive stand; the use of planting material that is genetically improved and suitable for climate change in forest regeneration and afforestation; the thinning of young forest stand; the reconstruction and construction of forest amelioration systems; the range and intensity of the ecosystem services provided by commercial forests, as well as the achievement of the objectives for the preservation and renewal of biological diversity.
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The research was promoted with the support of the project lzp-2020/2-0413 “Assessment of the Implementation of the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 and Possible Solutions for Achieving the Goals Set (LIBRA-LV)”.
The publication was funded by grant “Strengthening Research capacity in the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies” project No Z39.
Proceedings of 22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022
22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022, 04 - 10 July, 2022
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Turkish Acad Sci.
04 - 10 July, 2022
forest industry, bioeconomy strategy, accomplishment of objectives.