Factsheet: Aid for forestry work

Aid for forestry work

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Regulation Grand Ducal of July 31, 1990 concerning the aid for forestry work.
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Règlement grand-ducal du 31 juillet 1990 concernant les aides pour travaux forestiers.
Description: 
This regulation provides the possibility of allocating grants for forestry owners, as well as public authorities other than the State, to fund agricultural and forestry. The regulation sets the amounts of subsidies for different types of work. The work may consist of planting hardwood or softwood, replacing aging coppice, the conversion of coppice with coppice standards or the maintaining of coppice with planting of noble or scattered trees, thinning stands, and fencing for preventing damage of road construction. In each case, certain conditions are required for the allocation of the grant. These can for example be minimum length and/or minimum number of plants. In addition, a general requirement is that the work is carried out according to ecological criteria and always with the safeguarding of the wooded area. Grants are awarded within the limits of available budgets.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate sustainable forest management.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministère de l'Environnement (mev) - Ministry of the Environment

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1990
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2009