Public Lecture on Where is Japanese forest policy going - the newest Japanese Forest Environmental Tay System

November 13, 2019 | 12:00 h - 13:00 h

Public Lecture / Joint event organized by EFI and ZEF

Title: "Where is Japanese forest policy going - introducing the case of the new Japanese Forest Environmental Tax System"

Speaker: Prof. Ryo Kohsaha (Professor at Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Japan)

Venue: European Forest Institute (EFI), Platz der Vereinten Nationen 7, 53113 Bonn 

Abstract: The year 2019 marked the first year of introducing the national forest environment transfer tax and management system. The forest environment transfer tax scheme is mainly for the forest management in municipalities but also have implications for prefectures, national governments and other actors.