Forest Accounting

ISBN Number : 978-93-90515-42-4

Student Price : Rs.275

Student Dollar Price : 11$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2020

No. Of Pages : 112

Book Weight :0

About The Book

This researcher is focused primarily on recognizing invisible forest ecosystem services and its contribution to the economy. Forest is just not stock of trees rather it is a base for land, water, animals, oxygen, food chain, etc. It is a life support system. All these services are invisible in terms of economic value. However, ecosystem services have strong monetary value. It is paying a significant role in an economic development. Yet it is not recognized and has not been assigned its economic value which contributes to the Gross Domestic Product.

At present, all natural resources including forests are in danger. Due to this, the world is facing various problems such as climate change, food insecurity, disturbing ecological balance, disturbing food chain and health etc. Therefore, there is need to change approach towards natural resources espacially forest. In this context, recognizing and assigned value of forest services to society could be significant initiative.

Once we know the value of forest services and keeping accounts of it will help to control forest destruction.It is a theoritical and practical analysis of entire forest accounting system with focus on serious research investigation.


Contents -

1. Forest Accounting: A Brief
2. Review of Literature
3. Forest Accounting Theory
4. Forest Accounting and Biodiversity
5. Forest Accounting: A Micro Analysis
6. Accounting of Forest Assets
7. Conclusion
8. Bibliography

About The Author

Dr. Parashram Patil is an Natural Resources Economist and a Social Scientist. He is the founder and president of the Institute for Natural Resources (INR) think tank in agriculture and natural resouces. He has earned his Doctorate from Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Agro based industry of India) and Post Doctorate from Savitribhai Phule University, Pune (Forest Accounting). He is closely working with the Government of India for policy making. His research areas are Agricultural Economics, policy Research, Forest Accounting and Finance. He is an All India Topper in U.G.C. Dr. S. Radhakrishan Post Doctorate Fellowship.

Dr. Debasis Patnaik serves the BITS Pilani University as Associate Professor and was Ex-Head of the Department of Economics in Goa Campus. He has taught core PG-M.Sc, Level courses in Economics and allied Interdisciplinary areas. He is also the External Examinar for Ph.D. Scholars in different Universities like Central University of Hyderabad, University of Cochin and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KITT). He is well-known researcher in the field of Economics.

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