The Journal of Forest Business Research (JFBR) is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to the science of sustainable business within the forestry sector. JFBR publishes original research and reviews about forests managed as investment with focus on forest investment, finance and business, forest-related industries and wood market dynamics, forest silviculture and management, and forest economics and policy.
JFBR provides a venue to promote scientific discourse and foster scientific developments related to the business side of responsible forest investments and management and sustainable forest-based industries.
The Journal of Forest Business Research welcomes contributions from numerous disciplines in forestry and related fields which have clearly demonstrated implications for forest business, investments, and management. JFBR will focus on forest finance and business; forest supply chain and wood market dynamics; forest silviculture, management and planning, and natural resource economics and policy.
Examples of subjects that are within the scope of the Journal include, but are not limited to:
1. Forest investment finance and business
business structures and forest investment strategies
corporate social responsibility
ESG in forest investments
sustainable business practices within the forestry sector
2. Forest-related industries and wood market dynamics
wood-product trade and policy
timber prices and forecasts
production, consumption, and trade of forest products
business leadership and organizational management
3. Forest silviculture and management
intensively managed plantations
natural and high conservation value forest management
improved technologies for forest management and investments
forest carbon and bioenergy markets
agroforestry and silvopasture
4. Natural resource economics and policy
risk, uncertainty, and decision-making
policy and law
natural resource and ecosystem service investments