At the Korea Forest Research Institute, several researches were carried out to evaluate the accessibility of data for criteria and indicators at the national level based on those of the Montreal Process. These research projects are at the preliminary stage, and more research on criteria and indicators will be added in order to implement ..
In Korea, as of2000, forestland is about 6.4 million ha, representing 65% of total land area. However, the forestland per capita is very low, 0.15 ha, only 20% of the world average. The total stock volume is 407 million m3 and the average stock volume per ha is estimated to be 63 m3. Forestlands are classified into national, public, and private f..
From 1998 to 2007, the Korea Forest Service implements the Forth Forest Development Plan. In this plan, Korea Forest Service will complete government-initiated reforestation programme and switch it to forest management programme based on the self-regulation and promotion of forest owners. To meet the diverse social demand from forests an..
The Korea Forest Service has the overall responsibility for establishment and execution of forest policies and laws relating to forest and forestry. The Service's primary function is to establish and implement all types of forest and forestry policies such as the establishment of forest resources, protection and development of forests, f..
To promote afforestation and sustainable utilization and conservation of forest resources, the government formulates the Basic Forest Plan every 10 years for all forests across the nation. The plan's implementation and progress is evaluated every 5 years, in accordance with the Forest Act. This plan includes the National Forest Prog..