Sustainable Growth

The role of plantation forestry for promoting sustainability in South Africa

  • Year: 2018
  • Organisation: TIPS and GEC
  • Publication Author(s): Struan R. Robertson
  • Countries and Regions: South Africa

This paper assesses opportunities in the plantation forestry industry and the role the sector can play in promoting sustainable outcomes in terms of reaping socioeconomicbenefits and safeguarding positive environmental spillover benefits in carbon sequestration,substitute habitat, and conservation. It forms part of a series of papers aimed at providing a barometer of South Africa‚Äôs transition to sustainable development.