Mapping of the potential risk areas for illegal logging and illegal timber trade in Romania

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The areas have been set up during the public consultation/workshop organized in Geoagiu, Hotel Diana 15-17 November 2006, by the WWF Danube Carpathian Programme and Forest Information and Certification Center Brasov together with Forestry Inspection Directorate from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The risk areas were delimitated on maps together with the forest inspectors from the Regional Forest Inspectorates. The activity of identifying risk areas was part of the Ministry of Agriculture Action Plan for fighting against illegal logging and illegal timber trade.


The following criteria were taken into consideration during the risk area delimitation:


  • 1. Number of private owners with properties smaller than 1, 00 ha. ha
  • 2. Forest property size.
  • 3. Number of complaints and letters addressed to the regional forestry inspectorates claiming illegalities in a certain forest area.
  • 4. The volume of illegally logged wood registered official during the forest inspections.
  • 5. Number of penalties and sanctions applied by the forest inspectors.
  • 6. Number of small size timber and wood sawmills
  • 7. Social problems and poor communities.
  • 8. Illegal or abusive forest restitution of important areas.
  • 9. Political pressure in cases of investigations done by the forestry inspectors
  • 10. Lack of forestry cadastre
  • 11. Non managed forest areas according with Governmental Decision nr.139

LEGEND


Regional Forestry Inspectorate Bucuresti


  • 1. Urziceni FMU -Barcanesti village - illegal logging, social issues, gipsy communities
  • 2. Bucuresti FMU - Baneasa forest - political presure , constructions
                                  - Sintesti forest - illegal logging
  • 3. Branesti FMU - Piteasca village - social issues, sanctions and penalties, illegal logging,etc

Regional Forestry Inspectorate Focsani


  • 4. Vintila Voda FMU - Loptari village - Buzau county - 1,4,6,11
  • 5. Vintila Voda FMU - Terca village - Buzau county - same problems as above
  • 6. Nereju FMU - com.Nereju si Nereju Mic -6,7
  • 7. Nereju FMU - Tipau village -6,7
  • 8. Focsani FMU - - Mera , Sindrilari, Milcovel, Vulcaneasa, Rosioara villages-1,2,3,4,8,11
  • 9. Tecuci FMU - Buciumeni village - 4,11
  • 10. Vaslui FMU - Ivanesti village- 4,7

Regional Forestry Inspectorate Ploiesti


  • 11. Rucar FMU - Valea Dambovitei and Valea Dambovicioarei -Arges county- 1,4,5,11
  • 12. Domnesti FMU- Domnesti -Cosesti - 5,6
  • 13. Topoloveni FMU - Beleti -Dobresti - Mosteni/Greci - 1,4,5,7
  • 14. Voinesti FMU- Valea Mare county -jud.Dambovita -4,5,7,

ITRSV Cluj


  • 15. Calineasaa - Belis FMU, Somesul Rece,Huedin,Gilau - localitati:Margau,Rachitele Poiana Horea, Marisel,Maguri,Belis, Dealu Negru. -1,3,4,5,6,7,11- Cluj county
  • 16. Valea Sebesului - Sebes Private forest district si Valea Sebesului - 1,3,4,7 - Alba county
  • 17. Valea Ariesului - Abrud private forest district, Garda FMU, Valea Ariesului, Campeni - 1,2 - Alba county
  • 18. 18. Ciucea village area - Huedin FMU - 1,4,11- Cluj county
  • 19. Valea Ierii Baisoara - Turda FMU - 1,4,5,6 - Cluj county
  • 20. Sighet- private forest around Mara FMU and Sighet FMU - 1,3,4,6,7 -Maramures county
  • 21. OS Poieni ,Ruscova - localities: Poienile de Sub Munte, Ruscova si Repedea - 1,3,4,7,6 - Maramures county
  • 22. Zona Borsa - Viseu - Borsa FMU, Viseu de Sus FMU and Private FMU Composesoratul Viseu - 1,3,4,5,6,7 - Maramures county
  • 23. Zona Budac - Livezile - Dumitrita- - Bistrita Municipality Forest Management Unit, Livezile FMU, - Budacu de Jos,Budacu de Sus, Cusma localities- 4,5,7 - Bistrita county
  • 24. Nimigea - private forests- Bistrita county

Regional Forestry Inspectorate Brasov


  • 25.Lunca Bradului - Rastolita - Lunca Bradului state and private FMU si Rastolita - 4,5,6,11 - Mures county
  • 26.Tulghes - Hagota - Tulghes FMU - 4,5,6,7,11- Harghita county
  • 27.Remetea - Gheorgheni FMU- 4,5,6,7,11 - Harghita county
  • 28.Vlahita - Liban private FMU, Homorod FMU- Harghita county
  • 29.Garcin -Sacele - Sacele Municipality FMU- 4,7 - Brasov county

Regional Forestry Inspectorate Suceava


  • 30. . Breaza FMU, Pojorata and Dorna Private FMU - 1,2,11 - Suceava county
  • 31. Frasin FMU ,Stulpicani and Bucovina Private FMU - 6,4,11 - Suceava county
  • 32. Satu Nou- Berezlogi - Harlau FMU - 7 - Iasi county
  • 33. Todiresti- Crivesti - Harlau FMU -7- Iasi countyi
  • 34. Galu FMU and Ceahlau FMU - villages on Bistrita Valley 11,6,7 - Neamt county
  • 35. Agas area- Asau - 7,11,6 - Bacau county - Agas FMU,Comanesti private forests
  • 36. Bicazul Ardelean - 6,11,7 - Neamt county - Bicazul Ardelean FMU, Tarcau

Regional Forestry Inspectorate Valcea


  • 37. Apele Vii - Sadova FMU - Dolj county - 4,5,7,11
  • 38. Zona Baia de Arama- Cerna Sat - OS Baia de Arama - Mehedinti county - 4,5,7,11
  • 39-40. Pisteti-Telesti - OS Targu Jiu - Gorj county -4,5,7,11
  • 41. Valea Topologului - Calimanesti FMU, Cornet -Valcea county- 4,5,7,11

Regional Forestry Inspectorate Timisoara


  • 42. Lunca Timisului FMU - zona localitati Blajova,Nitchidorf, Duboz,Cadar(vezi harta) - 1,4,5,7,11
  • 43. Lugoj FMU - Hodorici village, Padureni - 1,4,5,7,11
  • 44. Paltinis FMU - Paltinosu,Rugi,Ruginosu, Poiana Area - 1,2,3,4,5,6,11
  • 45. Geoagiu FMU - zona comunelor Rapotu Mare,Rapoltel - 4,5,11

Regional Forestry Inspectorate Oradea


  • 46. Zona Oas - Negresti Oas FMU, Livada - 4,11 - Satu Mare county
  • 47. Zona comunei Sanislau - Carei FMU - 4,7 - Satu Mare county
  • 48. Zona Savarsin -Petris - Savarsin FMU - 4 - Arad county
  • 49. Zona Halmagiu- Varfurile - Halmagiu FMU - 4,11 -jud.Arad
  • 50. Zona Dezna- Moneasa - Codrii Zarandului FMU, Gura Hont FMU -4 - Arad county
  • 51. Zona Copacel,Serghis, Varciorog, Corbesti,Cotiglet - Codrii Camarii Private FMU, Dobresti FMU- 4,7,11
  • 52. Popesti,Bistra - Marghita FMU - 4,7,11

Contact

 

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mail:acf@certificareforestiera.ro

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Mapping of the potential risk areas for illegal logging and illegal timber trade in Romania

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