MCPFE

AcronymDefinition
MCPFEMinisterial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe
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During the 3rd MCPFE (Lisbon 1998), a set of 6 criteria and 35 quantitative, as well as 17 additional qualitative indicators (Baycheva-Merger and Wolfslehner 2015) were identified to evaluate the results of forest management.
This report offers a comprehensive overview of trends and policy responses related to European forests, as well as an insight into SFM in Europe (MCPFE 2015).
The 260-page document is accessible through the MCPFE Web site at: www.mcpfe.org/files/ul/publications/pdf/state_of europes_forests_2007.pdf
At the European level the accessibility of forests for recreation is used as one of the pan-European indicators for sustainable forest management, which have been developed by the Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE).
In the context of multifunctional forestry (MCPFE 2011) a stronger incorporation of the social forest function might be a positive side effect.
In Europe, during the second Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE) in Helsinki (1993) SFM was defined in the following way: "sustainable forest, management means the stewardship and use of forests and forest lands in a way, and at a rate, that maintains their biodiversity, productivity, regeneration capacity, vitality and their potential to fulfil, now and in the future, relevant ecological, economic and social functions, at local, national, and global levels, and that does not cause damage to other ecosystems".
The subsequent four questions aim to elicit stakeholders' perception of the importance of forest functions appropriate to the Apennine context and to the SFM criteria elaborated during the third Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (MCPFE, Lisbon 1998).
Forest carbon stocks are important indicators of sustainable forest management (well-managed forestland) in forest certification assessment (for instance in the Pan-European Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management (MCPFE 2002)).