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Cover for Economic analysis of a softwood lumber quota regime and a policy to subsidize biomass generation of electricity.

The REPA spatial price equilibrium model developed in Chapter 4 is used to investigate the regional welfare impacts of a quota on exports of Canadian softwood lumber to the U.S. In the model, Canada is divided into seven regions and the U.S. into five regions, with the rest of the world...

Author(s)
Mokhtarzadeh, F.; Kooten, G. C. van
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroforestry in Canada and its role in farming systems.

This chapter presents the history and background of agroforestry in Canada; and describes farms, forests, woodlots and land use changes in the region. The chapter discusses the driving forces in agroforestry, the relationship of agroforestry with wildlife and biodiversity, agroforestry systems and...

Author(s)
Thevathasan, N. V.; Coleman, B.; Zabek, L.; Ward, T.; Gordon, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroforestry in the UK.

This chapter reviews the theories behind agroforestry in the UK, showing how experimental analysis has increased understanding of how such systems function, and reviews the current position regarding commercial agroforestry in the constituent countries of the UK. The chapter also analyses policy...

Author(s)
Newman, S. M.; Pilbeam, D. J.; Briggs, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Silvopastoral systems in Patagonia, Argentina.

This chapter establishes that silvopastoral systems may be an economical, ecological and social productive alternative in Patagonia. The forestry potential for introduced fast growing species in this area and the actual policies that encourage this activity open the possibility for silvopastoral...

Author(s)
Peri, P. L.; Caballé, G.; Hansen, N. E.; Bahamonde, H. A.; Lencinas, M. V.; Müller, A. R. von; Ormaechea, S.; Gargaglione, V.; Soler, R.; Sarasola, M.; Rusch, V.; Borrelli, L.; Fernández, M. E.; Gyenge, J.; Tejera, L. E.; Lloyd, C. E.; Martínez Pastur, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroforestry in India: the way forward.

This chapter discusses the role of agroforestry in Indian economy. The chapter also provides details on agroforestry research and policy implementation in the country.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conservation and management of tropical rainforests: an integrated approach to sustainability.

This book contains 12 chapters providing details on conservation and management of tropical rain forests. Chapter 1 describes tropical rain forest ecosystem, land cover, habitat, resource; Chapter 2 explores the use of rain forests; Chapter 3 discusses sustainable forestry in rain forests; and...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quo vadis silva tropica humida, quo vadis nos?

This chapter describes the Ancient Democratic Athens and Oligarchic Rome to the Postmodern Era and beyond; the change of wind and subsequent strange shifts of paradigms; and outlook on timber production and consumption at the Close of the Postmodern Era. The chapter then provides details on the...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Figments of fire and forest: shifting cultivation policy in the Philippines and Indonesia.

This chapter first presents two images portraying daily life on the forest frontier in two different countries (Philippines and Indonesia). The stories reveal rapidly changing land-use patterns, social networks and livelihood strategies. They tell of two people confronted with complex and...

Author(s)
Ploeg, J. van der; Persoon, G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Romanticizing and villainizing shifting cultivators within national policies: co-producing ethnic politics and resource-use legitimacy in Thailand's community forestry debate.

This chapter seeks to define how shifting cultivators have been portrayed in national policy debates in Thailand, in order to demonstrate new and important challenges for representing them fairly. It starts by briefly summarizing the debate about environmental narratives and co-production, and how...

Author(s)
Forsyth, T.; Walker, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter

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