Sustainable Forestry and Environmental Impacts: Assessing the Economic, Environmental, and Social Benefits of Adopting Sustainable Agricultural Practices

Document Type : Abstract


1 School of Economics and Management, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China

2 Assisstant Professor of Space law Sharjah University Sharjah, UAE

3 Professor at School of Economics and Management Beijing Forestry University. 1School of Economics and Management, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China

4 School of soil and water conservation, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China


Background and Aim: The increasing global demand for agricultural products requires a focus on sustainable practices to relieve pressure on natural resources. This study examines the economic aspects of sustainable forestry, including organic farming, agroforestry, and water management, while also evaluating their environmental and social benefits.
Method: The research conducts a thorough literature review to analyze the economic benefits of sustainable forestry, emphasizing long-term profitability, reduced production costs, and expanded market opportunities. It highlights organic farming's positive impacts on soil health, biodiversity, and human health. Agroforestry is examined for economic benefits, including increased crop yields and diversified income streams. Water management techniques, such as conservation and efficient irrigation, are evaluated for their potential in reducing water usage and mitigating environmental impacts.
Results: The study emphasizes the positive impacts of sustainable forestry on carbon sequestration, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and overall ecosystem resilience. It explores how organic farming minimizes synthetic fertilizer and pesticide use, reducing water and soil pollution. Agroforestry's benefits, including improved soil fertility, enhanced wildlife habitat, and erosion reduction, are examined. Social advantages, like rural development and job creation, are underscored, emphasizing the importance of farmer education, knowledge exchange, and stakeholder engagement in promoting sustainable agriculture.
Conclusion: This research highlights the importance of sustainable forestry for agricultural sustainability, offering valuable insights through economic analysis and assessing environmental and social benefits, with an emphasis on collaborative efforts, innovative approaches, and policy support for successful implementation.


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Volume 2, Issue 2
Special Issue: Abstract and Papers from ICLS23 (Turkey), ICNFEAS23 (Turkey)
Pages 328-328
  • Receive Date: 20 December 2023
  • Accept Date: 20 December 2023