This textbook on Improving Forest Law Enforcement and Forest Management in the Russian Federation is an output of the training component of the Country Workplan for Russia to implement the regional program aimed at Improving Forest Law Enforcement and Governance in the European Neighborhood Policy East Countries and Russia (ENPI FLEG).
The textbook is designated to provide knowledge about forest governance and forest management which is critical for administrative decision-making in forest use, renewal and protection to prevent, eradicate or minimize illegalities and corruption. Such knowledge is vital for managers and specialists of federal and regional forest agencies to perform their functions and provide public services. The 2nd edition (updated and enlarged) was necessitated with changes in the regulatory and legal frameworks. This edition (2015) contains revised Modules 1, 2, 3 and 6.
The textbook is expected to be also useful for executives and specialists of private businesses who partner with government in forest relations.
The textbook is recommended for use under secondary and higher vocational education programs, designated to train bachelors of forestry and middle-level managers as well as for retraining and professional development under continuing education programs.