Stakeholders

Theme: Stakeholder analysis and identification/development of public involvement and conflict management in Nordic urban forestry.

Urban forestry involves a large amount of interests and stakeholders, and the potential for conflicts is high. Nordic experience with public involvement and conflict management in nature resource management will be analysed, in order to develop tools that can be used in urban settings.

Objective

Identify, evaluate and develop approaches and tools for successful public involvement and conflict management in Nordic urban forestry.

Coordinator

Iceland Forest Research, with Estonian School Forest Society for Baltic coordination.

Publications

  • Tyrväinen, L., Gustavsson, R., Konijnendijk, C.C., Ode, A., 2006.  Visualization and landscape laboratories in planning, design and management of urban woodlands. Forest Policy and Economics 8 (8), 811–823.

Projects / focus areas

  • Landscape laboratories as testing and demonstration areas – and as tools for stakeholder involvement and developing partnerships in urban forestry

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