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Cover for Regulating the yield of goods and services from forests: developing tools to support management decisions and policy development for multiple objective forest management.

Growth and yield models have been developed for many tropical countries with the intention of supporting management decisions relating to the yield of timber from forests. These tools have, however, largely failed to deliver significant improvements in management practice. Forest managers and...

Author(s)
Gardingen, P. R. van
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996936)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agricultural intensification, deforestation and the environment: assessing tradeoffs in Sumatra, Indonesia.

The chapter reports on empirical results from study sites on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The area was chosen to represent the lowland humid tropical forest zone in Asia for the global Alternatives to Slash and Burn project (ASB). The 'ASB matrix' of indicators is applied to a series of crop...

Author(s)
Tomich, T. P.; Noordwijk, M. van; Budidarsono, S.; Gillison, A.; Kusumanto, T.; Murdiyarso, D.; Stolle, F.; Fagi, A. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Whose forest is this, anyway?' Criteria and indicators on access to resources.

This chapter provides a brief history of the social component of the Center for International Forestry Research project, 'Assessing Sustainable Forest Management: Testing Criteria and Indicators', with special reference to the issue of security of inter-generational access to resources (SIAR). We...

Author(s)
Colfer, C. J. P.; Salim, A.; Tiani, A. M.; Tchikangwa, B.; Sardjono, M. A.; Prabhu, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993928)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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