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Cover for The multiple roles of planted forests.

This chapter outlines the different roles of planted forests including social, environmental, and ecological roles in different contexts. The multiple facets of planted forests are highlighted for production of wood, fibre, fuel; protection of soil and water resources, mitigating the impacts of...

Author(s)
Evans, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935641)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Summary and conclusions.

This chapter summarizes the key issues concerning the status of planted forests and concludes that planted forests fulfill a critical role in the social, environmental and economic dimensions of sustainable forest management and these will increase in the future.

Author(s)
Evans, J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935641)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Silvicultural methods for multi-resource management.

This chapter presents silvicultural methods for meeting several non-commodity objectives. These include restoring and maintaining oak savannahs, managing oak forests for acorn production, producing biomass, maintaining old-growth oak forests and creating aesthetic oak forests. In addition,...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934743)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multifunctionality in practice: research and application within a farm business.

The Allerton Project is based at Loddington (Leicestershire, UK), a 333-ha mixed arable and livestock farm. The project incorporates its own farm business with a wide ranging environmental research programme and demonstration activities. This chapter describes the Allerton Project's approach to...

Author(s)
Stoate, C.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933517)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for China environmental and economic accounts for forestry: case studies of Jiaohe county and Fengman district in Jilin Province.

This chapter presents the results of the pilot application of environmental and economic accounts for forestry in Jiaohe county and Fengman district, respectively, located in Jilin Province, China. Forest asset and flow accounts are presented both in physical and monetary terms. The results show...

Author(s)
Dai GuangCui; Huang Dong
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Valuing Mediterranean forests: towards total economic value.

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic value of Mediterranean forests, including not just commonly measured benefits such as timber but also, more importantly, the public goods and externalities they provide. It consists of 25 chapters structured into 3 parts: part 1 provides...

Author(s)
Merlo, M.; Croitoru, L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999975)
Type
Book
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Cover for Morocco.

The estimated total economic value (TEV) of forests in Morocco is Euro 613.5 million. However, this figure should be considered as a minimum estimate, since other important components of this TEV have not been appraised at all, or have been only partially appraised. The contribution of the forest...

Author(s)
Mohammed Ellatifi
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999975)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Algeria.

The estimated total economic value of forests in Algeria is Euro 617.3 million. The contribution of the forest to the national economy is discussed. Estimates of the forest values in Algeria are given, including: direct use values; indirect use values; option, bequest and existence values; and...

Author(s)
Abdellah Nédjahi; Mohamed Zamoum
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999975)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Valuation methods and approaches for assessing natural resource management impacts.

This chapter provides an overview of the valuation methods and methodological approaches used to evaluate the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management (NRM) interventions. First, the multiple agro-ecosystem services associated with NRM are summarized. The core issues...

Author(s)
Shiferaw, B.; Freeman, H. A.; Navrud, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using payments for environmental services (PES) to assist in watershed management.

This chapter briefly reviews the logic behind payments for environmental services (PES) and examines the potential for using a PES programme to address environmental and poverty concerns in the Manupali watershed in the Philippines. It is indicated that PES is not a universal solution to...

Author(s)
Pagiola, S.; Angeles, M. delos; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter

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