Innovation in Forestry: Territorial and Value Chain Relationships

Innovation in Forestry: Territorial and Value Chain Relationships

By: Gerhard Weiss (editor), Pekka Ollonqvist (editor), Davide Pettenella (editor), Thomas Rimmler (contributor), Nord Nord (contributor), Americo Carvalho Mendes (contributor), Diana Feliciano (contributor), Kadri Ukrainski (contributor), Matilainen Matilainen (contributor), Peter Elsasser (contributor)Hardback

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Innovation is increasingly recognised as a key factor in environmental protection and balanced sustainable development within the forestry sector. This volume provides a comprehensive theoretical foundation for the analysis of innovation processes and policies in a traditional, rural sector as well as presenting empirical analyses of innovation processes from major innovation areas. Territorial services of the forest sector are examined, including various types of forest ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration or recreation and wood value chains, including timber frame construction and bioenergy.

Contents

1: The Study of Innovation in the Forest Sector: Relevance and Research Background 2: Theoretical Approaches for the Analysis of Innovation Processes and Policies in the Forest Sector 3: Networks of Small-Medium Enterprises Operating in Forestry: Some Theoretical Concepts and Empirical Evidence 4: Innovation-related Knowledge Flows: Comparative Analysis of Finnish and Estonian Wood Sectors 5: Institutional Innovation in European Private forestry: the Emergence of Forest Owners' Organizations 6: The Contribution of Leader+ to the Implementation of Innovative Forest-related Projects 7: How to Support Firm Competitiveness in Timber Industries? Clusters as Policy Means in Four European Countries 8: Innovation in Forest-related Territorial Goods and Services: an Introduction 9: Innovative Market Opportunities Related to Carbon Sequestration in European Forests? 10: The Role of Networks in Non-wood Forest Products and Services Market Development 11: The Role of Cooperation in Enhancing Innovation in Nature-based Tourism Services 12: Innovations in Wood-based Enterprises, Value Chains and Networks: an Introduction 13: Role of Policies and National Programmes on Innovations in Timber-frame Construction 14: Networks and Local Milieus as a Furniture Industry Innovation Platform 15: Innovation in the Wood Bio-energy Sector in Europe 16: Policy and Market-related Factors for Innovation in Forest Operation Enterprises 17: Innovation in EU Forestries: a Science-Policy Dialogue 18: How to Support Innovation in the Forest Sector: Summary and Conclusions

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845936891
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781845936891
  • weight: 920
  • ISBN10: 1845936892

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