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Cover for Forestry in the tropical rainforest: the decisive roots, trends and key problems.

This chapter describes forestry from Gilgamesh and Greeks to Brandis' Scientific Forestry in the tropics; discusses forest policy and administration from the Dalhousie/Brandis Revolution to postmodern dissolution; and explores postmodern post-1970 Timber Bonanza and failing public action. Further,...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovation in forestry: territorial and value chain relationships.

This book is the result of the COST Action E51 on 'Integrating Innovation and Development Policies for the Forest Sector', which studied innovation policies and processes in the forest sector in Europe. It contains 18 chapters, which are grouped into 2 parts: one on the innovation field of...

Author(s)
Weiss, G.; Pettenella, D.; Ollonqvist, P.; Slee, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book
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Cover for Innovation in forest-related territorial goods and services: an introduction.

The study of innovation with regard to territorial services is often complicated by the public or quasipublic good character of many territorial services connected to forestry. Although firm-level innovation can and does occur in relation to territorial goods and services, much innovation occurs...

Author(s)
Slee, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936891)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Will linking science to policy lead to sustainable forestry? lessons from the federal forests of the United States.

Science is an essential underpinning to sustainable forestry. When a particular scientific discipline is applied, though, the policymaker gets facts, concepts and values of the discipline all mixed up together, making it difficult to apply simultaneously the ideas from different disciplines....

Author(s)
Johnson, K. N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931742)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic conservation - Hill Holt Wood: the three legs of sustainability in practice.

The concept proposed in this chapter is a holistic approach that is appropriate to the location, the community and the market availability. The sustainability of the forest has three elements and the proposal is that these cannot be taken in isolation. To achieve environmental sustainable...

Author(s)
Lowthrop, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931742)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cross-sectoral tropical forest cover impacts: what matters?

This paper draws on a decade of research at the Center for International Forestry Research on the underlying causes of deforestation in tropical forests, supplemented with selected empirical results from other sources. The impacts of a resource boom as an example of impacts from an extra-sectoral...

Author(s)
Wunder, S.; Dermawan, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agriculture and forestry: enhancing cross-sectoral policy planning.

This paper presents the lessons emerging from recent research efforts of the Food and Agriculture Organization aimed at extending current thinking about the environmental, social and economic roles of agriculture including forestry. It also discusses the effectiveness of cross-sectoral policy...

Author(s)
Stringer, R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bringing forest ecosystems into national income accounts: an environmental accounting approach.

The System of Environmental and Economic Accounting (SEEA) forestry accounts are described, and the status of current efforts to develop forestry accounts at the global and national levels is reported. This paper concludes that the SEEA can be used to integrate non-market forest goods and services...

Author(s)
Lange, G. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-timber forest product linkages in the tribal economy of the Western Ghats Region of Karnataka, India.

This chapter presents and discusses the results of the application of a social accounting matrix (SAM) to show and discusses the linkages between non-wood forest products (NTFPs) and other sectors in the tribal economy of the Western Ghats regions of Karnataka state in India. The Kanara forest...

Author(s)
Girish, M. R.; Mamatha Girish
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community forest management in the Terai Region of Nepal: contribution to the local and national economy.

This chapter examines some basic relationships between people and forest resources in a case study of the Dhuseri community forest in the Terai region of Nepal. The Dhuseri community forest was established in 1996 and is under the jurisdiction of Nawalparasi district. The case study analysed the...

Author(s)
Dhakal, M.; Masuda, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter

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