THE CONSOLIDATION OF FOREST TERRITORIES AS A TOOL TO IMPROVE THEIR MANAGEMENT

Authors

  • Nikolay Neykov University of Forestry, Bulgaria
  • Petar Antov University of Forestry, Bulgaria
  • Ilko Dobrichov University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Aureliu-Florin Halalisan Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
  • Emil Kitchoukov University of Forestry, Bulgaria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.12955/peb.v1.28

Keywords:

forest land, consolidation, forest management

Abstract

Land consolidation in forest areas is a problem that has been prevalent in Bulgaria in recent years. This is a problem in all forests where ownership is distributed between the State, municipalities and private owners. Timber harvesting and exportation is much easier and cheaper when access is easier. This article summarizes the main directions of forest land consolidation, highlighting the leading understanding in scientific research to date. The purpose of the study is to provide some basic steps related to forest territory consolidation that allow to determine its economic effectiveness. The current paper is the first step in developing an optimization model to support the forestry units in Bulgaria and in other countries which have undertaken such a difficult task.

Author Biographies

Nikolay Neykov, University of Forestry, Bulgaria

University of Forestry, Faculty of Business Management, Sofia, Bulgaria

Petar Antov, University of Forestry, Bulgaria

University of Forestry, Faculty of Forest Industry, Sofia, Bulgaria

Ilko Dobrichov, University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria

University of Forestry, Faculty of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria

Aureliu-Florin Halalisan, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania

Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania

Emil Kitchoukov, University of Forestry, Bulgaria

University of Forestry, Faculty of Business Management, Sofia, Bulgaria,

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Published

2020-11-16

How to Cite

Neykov, N. ., Antov, P. ., Dobrichov, I., Halalisan, A., & Kitchoukov, E. . (2020). THE CONSOLIDATION OF FOREST TERRITORIES AS A TOOL TO IMPROVE THEIR MANAGEMENT. Proceedings of CBU in Economics and Business, 1, 120-125. https://doi.org/10.12955/peb.v1.28