A literature review and web search were undertaken for all studied aspects of forest goods and
services – their classification, characterisation, importance, trends, valuation, and the financing
mechanisms for their provision.
Concerning the classification and characterisation of non-market forest goods and services, various
studies on terminology, classification and taxonomy of forest goods and services, as well as on the
user groups, ownership structure and public access in the EU, were reviewed. The reviewed studies
were mainly focusing on the EU scale (e.g.