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Beyond Forestry: Knowledge Practices for Sustainable Landscapes with Trees

Collection launched: 07 Jul 2020

Despite participatory efforts and visions of more democratic and sustainable forestry, local communities and knowledge holders continue to be over-looked in forest-related decision-making.

In this special issue, we focus on knowledge practices as key in individuals and societies’ interactions with forests, and in the reproduction and naturalisation of authority within forestry. We examine historical and current forestry knowledge practices and discuss how these can be garnered for a transformation towards more sustainable relations between people and trees in the landscape.

Guest editors:

Ida Wallin, Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy, University of Freiburg (Germany).

Contact: ida.wallin@ifp.uni-freiburg.de

Jens Friis Lund, Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO), Copenhagen University (Denmark).

Contact: jens@ifro.ku.dk