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Irish Forestry and Forest Products Association


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More than 10% of Ireland is under forest, supporting a vibrant and export oriented forest products sector. The sector provides valuable employment, producing products for both home and export markets product. It is a rural based industry sector which integrates well with the agriculture, construction, energy and environmental sector and provides a sustainable basis for the development of Ireland's economy.

Value of forestry and forest products sector to the economy
Forestry Information
Forest Products Information
Non-Timber Benefits of the Sector
The non-timber benefits of forests include bio-diversity, carbon sequestration, wood biomass energy and recreation.

Bio-diversity and Irish Forests
Energy and Environment
There is significant potential for wood fuel to displace fossil fuel, particularly in the generation of heat in industrial, commercial, domestic and institutional markets.
Recreational Benefits from the Sector

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IFFPA is a part of Ibec clg which is registered in Ireland.
Registration No. 8706.
Registered address: 84/86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2
www.ibec.ie

Phone +353 (0)1 605 1500 Fax +353 (0)1 638 1500 Email info@iffpa.ie

Ibec clg, 84/86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland; Tel: (01) 605 1500, Fax: (01) 638 1500