Women forest dwellers daily use of forests in Poland


  • Wiesława Ł. Nowacka Department of Forest Utilization, Faculty of Forestry, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
    tel.: 48 22 5938120, fax.: 48 22 5938139
    e-mail: Wieslawa.Nowacka@wl.sggw.pl


Forests are playing an important role especially for inhabitants of small towns and rural communities. The goal of the research was characterization of the actual means and directions of the use of forest resources by small communities, with emphasis on the importance of women. The objective of the research was to determine most important ways of use of forests in rural areas and their role in social development of families. This paper discusses achievements of survey done in Poland. Data were collected through quantitative questionnaires. A total of more than 1000 female inhabitants responses are statistically worked out and partly presented in this paper.

Source Folia Forestalia Polonica, Series A – Forestry
Print ISSN 0071-6677
Online ISSN
Type of article
original article
Original title
Women forest dwellers daily use of forests in Poland
Publisher The Committee on Forestry Sciences and Wood Technology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Forest Research Institute in Sekocin Stary
Date 20/03/2009


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