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Economic approaches to tropical forest management.

David Burns

Economic approaches to tropical forest management.

by David Burns

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Published by Joint Environmental Service in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesIIED/IUCN Joint Project policy paper -- no.1
ContributionsInternational Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources., International Institute for Environment and Development., Joint Environmental Service.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19620652M

Apr 20,  · In a nutshell, an economic analysis of different management scenarios can be included in the ecological models presented here (based on calculated wood yield). Such ecological–economic forest models will be useful thinking tools for developing management concepts which are new and have not yet been applied (Wätzold et al., in press Cited by: In Regreening the Bare Hills: Tropical Forest Restoration in the Asia-Pacific Region, David Lamb explores how reforestation might be carried out both to conserve biological diversity and to improve the livelihoods of the rural esthetic-tokyo.com both issues have attracted considerable attention in recent years, this book takes a significant step, by integrating ecological and silvicultural knowledge Cited by:

between placing a forest under some form of management or clearing it for agriculture. MANAGEMENT APPROACHES Forest management is not carried out in a vacuum. The method adopted must be appropriate to the physical conditions as well as to the socio-economic and institutional context in which it will be implemented. 5 PART I The sustainable management of natural tropical forests Rationale This publication updates and replaces the original ITTO Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests, published in as ITTO’s first policy guidance document on the .

Truly integrated forest management at the landscape level and beyond requires bringing these forests into the management framework. This special feature “Do we need new management paradigms to achieve sustainability in tropical forests?” builds on 14 contributions covering various aspects of tropical forest esthetic-tokyo.com by: Sustainable forest management offers a holistic approach to ensure forest activities deliver social, environmental and economic benefits, balance competing needs and maintain and enhance forest functions now and in the future. Forest certification is the tool to prove this and to connect the consumer with the sustainable origins of their products.


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