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Greece - Integrated Forestry Development Project (English)

The project is a five-and-a-half year (1979-84) time slice of a long-term forestry development program to introduce intensified forest management in north-western and western Greece, which account for about 55 percent of national forest resources. Components include: (a) construction of about 3,500 km and improvement of about 2,000 km of forest truck and tractor roads, and provision of equipment for road and machine maintenance; (b) provision of logging equipment and fire protection equipment and works, and transport and housing facilities for about 3,000 forestry workers and staff; (c) establishment of about 16,000 ha of industrial plantations, three seedling nurseries, and pilot range management on about 20,000 ha; (d) construction or improvement of connection roads, water supply, drainage and sanitation systems, community centers and other infrastructure works for about 37 selected forest villages; (e) programs for training in mechanized logging methods, industrial plantation research and range management techniques including the provision of equipment, facilities, about 9 man-years of consultant services and 14 man-years of training abroad; (f) a forest and forest industries development strategy study and a regional development study.


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    Europe and Central Asia,

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    Greece - Integrated Forestry Development Project

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Greece - Integrated Forestry Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.