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Name: Národné lesnícke centrum
Type: Public agency (national)
Street: T. G. Masaryka 22
National Forest Centre is public forestry agency established by the Slovak Ministry of Agriculture focused on general reserach in forestry sector as well as data collection and analysis.
The main mission of NFC is to protect and expand Slovak’s forests and increase their value to society and the environment, as well as taking the lead in the development and promotion of sustainable forest management and its implementation in practice. Services include sharing of forestry practice with forest owners and other stakeholders with new knowledge on forests and practical solutions enhancing stewardship of existing forest resources. Another goal is the know-how transfer to state and municipal authorities on forestry, nature conservation, environment, rural development and urban planning.