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Abstract

The case of Hekluskogar (meaning 'Hekla woodlands') in South Iceland examines how to transition from barren desertified land to a resilient and healthy woodland that can provide ecosystem services to the people in the area and beyond. The case provides a thorough description and background of the many components involved in the largest reforestation project in Europe as of 2018. This case is part of the RSM free case collection (visit www.thecasecentre.org/rsmfreecases for more information on the collection).

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education courses.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2018.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Ireland

Featured company

Hekluskógar Project
Industry:
Ecological restoration

Featured protagonist

  • Hrönn Guðmundsdóttir (female), Project Manager

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Abstract

The case of Hekluskogar (meaning 'Hekla woodlands') in South Iceland examines how to transition from barren desertified land to a resilient and healthy woodland that can provide ecosystem services to the people in the area and beyond. The case provides a thorough description and background of the many components involved in the largest reforestation project in Europe as of 2018. This case is part of the RSM free case collection (visit www.thecasecentre.org/rsmfreecases for more information on the collection).

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education courses.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2018.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Ireland

Featured company

Hekluskógar Project
Industry:
Ecological restoration

Featured protagonist

  • Hrönn Guðmundsdóttir (female), Project Manager

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