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Influence of Ownership and Property Structure on Willingness of Private Forest Owners to Cooperate

Špela Pezdevšek Malovrh ; Biotehniška fakulteta Ljubljana
Lidija Zadnik Stirn ; Biotehniška fakulteta Ljubljana
Janez Krč ; Biotehniška fakulteta Ljubljana


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str. 139-149

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Private forest management is, particularly in Slovenia, far from optimal. The reason lies in the diversity of ownership and property structure. In addition, Slovenian private forest owners are not adequately organized and associated to manage their forests. The willingness of private forest owners to cooperate was evaluated using the questionnaires. The sample (n=700) included equal shares of associated and non-associated owners. Forty-six percent of questionnaires were returned. The results of the survey analysis showed that 39.1 % of private forest owners were members of forestry associations (associated), 19.9 % owners showed willingness to cooperate i.e. to join a forestry association and 41.0 % of the sampled forest owners were unwilling to cooperate. Based on the data obtained through the survey we have studied the relationship between ownership and property conditions in regard to the willingness of forest owners to cooperate. The Chi-square test showed the statistical significance of the relationship between the size of forest property and the willingness of owners to cooperate. Further, the results of multivariate logistic regression showed that it is necessary to search for private forest owners who are willing to cooperate in the group of forest owners who are younger than 50 years, who own more than 10 ha of forest land and live in common household with the co-owners.

Ključne riječi

bivariate and multivariate analysis, forest owners’ cooperation, logistic regression, ownership and property conditions, private forests, statistical models

Hrčak ID:

56996

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/56996

Podaci na drugim jezicima: hrvatski

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