Characterization of nonindustrial private forest owners and their influence on forest management aims and practices in Northern Spain

@article{RodrguezVicente2009CharacterizationON,
  title={Characterization of nonindustrial private forest owners and their influence on forest management aims and practices in Northern Spain},
  author={Ver{\'o}nica Rodr{\'i}guez-Vicente and Manuel Francisco Marey-P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Small-scale Forestry},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={479-513}
}
Explaining and predicting nonindustrial private forest (NIPF) owner land management based on social, economic, and environmental factors is an increasingly important issue in policy arenas and academic research on rural development and planning. This study empirically explores and assesses management behavior by NIPF owners by analyzing attributes of landowner profile (age, educational level, primary occupation, engagement in farming, membership of professional groups, training in forestry… CONTINUE READING