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  • 7.7 FORESTRY The forestry sector includes products that range from logs to boards, plywood, and wood manufactures. It is estimated that in Colombia about 25 million ha of land are appropriate for forestry (Misio n Paz, 2001, p. 120). Currently, the country has about 8 million ha of natural forests and forest plantations, of which only a little over 100,000 ha are plantations. The timber industry is poorly regulated with a significant component of illegal, unregistered activity. Frequently the ...

author list (cited authors)

  • Norton, R. D.

complete list of authors

  • Norton, Roger D

publication date

  • January 2016