Factsheet: Forest Code

Forest Code

Key Information


Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Forest Code
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Code Forestier
The French forest code is a collection of regulations and legislation concerning the protection and management of forests in France, including public forests. Sustainable forest management ensures their biodiversity, productivity, regeneration capacity, vitality and their potential to fulfill, now and in the future, relevant economic, ecological and social functions, at local, national and international level without causing damage to other ecosystems.
Regulate forest protection and sustainable forest management.

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Responsible Authority: 
Ministère de l'agriculture, de l'agroalimentarie et de la forêt - Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry


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Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: