Volume 6, Issue 5-1, October 2017, Page: 73-82
Adaptive Sustainable Management of Forests in Borjomi
Nino Sulkhanishvili, Faculty of Geography, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Received: Jul. 4, 2017;       Accepted: Jul. 5, 2017;       Published: Aug. 9, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/      View  1940      Downloads  128
The study of Borjomi forest is based on number of topics/issues including Landscape-Ecological Carcass (LEC) of Borjomi Municipaliy for Planning the Forest Use, which was developed by Prof. Nikoloz Beruchashvili. The study also includes social recerch that allows complex analyzing and evaluating the following issues: Forestry problems (general, their explanation/recommendation for solving these problems); Problems in agriculture (general, their explanation/recommendation for solving these problems); Exploitation of forest resources (fuelwood/timber); Logging for own consumption/for selling locally/for exporting (fuelwood/timber); Tentative price of logging (fuelwood/timber); Tentative price of transportation (fuelwood/timber); Tentative price of selling the wood locally/for export (fuelwood/timber); Tentative volume of/timber consumption; Use of fuelwood for heating/cooking; Problems regarding grazing (is present area for grazing sufficient for existed cattle); Recommendations for improving the condition of forest resources/legal Issues/management issues.
Borjomi Forests, Landscape-Ecological Carcass (LEC), Sustainable Forest Management
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Nino Sulkhanishvili, Adaptive Sustainable Management of Forests in Borjomi, Earth Sciences. Special Issue: New Challenge for Geography: Landscape Dimensions of Sustainable Development. Vol. 6, No. 5-1, 2017, pp. 73-82. doi: 10.11648/
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