International Journal of Forestry Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Analysis of the Distribution of Forest Management Areas by the Forest Environmental Tax in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

Table 2

Forest area and population of the Noto and Kanazawa-Kaga-Hakusan region.

Main financial resourceOperating entityMain aimsObligation to make management planNecessity to make agreement with local governments

Forest management mainly with the forest environmental taxFund of forest environmental taxPrefecture, municipality, forest cooperative & NPOConservation of multiple functions of forests & management of disadvantaged forests

Forest environment conservation operationSubsidies from central government, Forestry AgencyPrefecture, municipality, forest cooperative, NPO, forest owner & contractor of managementConservation of multiple functions of forest & cost reduction of forestry