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    Forest Law and Sustainable Development: Addressing Contemporary Challenges Through Legal Reform (Law, Justice, and Development Series R43 Law, Justice, and D) (Paperback) By (author) Lawrence C. Christy, By (author) Charles DiLeva, By (author) Jonathan M. Lindsay, By (author) Patrice Talla Takoukam

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    DescriptionThis book analyzes the wide range of issues that should be taken into account in forest-related legislation. It stresses that forest law must be understood in the context of the broader legal framework governing land use and land tenure, as well as international obligations related to trade, environmental protection, and human rights. The book also pays significant attention to institutional arrangements and governance practices relevant to forests, including decentralization, transparency, and law enforcement. The authors draw extensively on experience from around the world to provide tools for dealing with various forest management challlenges. The authors are experts in the field of forest law. Lawrence C. Christy is a Former Chief, Development Law Service, Legal Office, Food and Agricultre Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Charles E. Di Leva is Chief Counsel, Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development and International Law Unit (LEGEN), Legal Vice-Presidency, World Bank. Jonathan M. Lindsay is Senior Counsel with LEGEN, Legal Vice-Presidency, World Bank. Patrice Talla Takoukam is Counsel with LEGEN, Legal Vice-Presidency, World Bank.


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    Title
    Forest Law and Sustainable Development
    Subtitle
    Addressing Contemporary Challenges Through Legal Reform
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lawrence C. Christy, By (author) Charles DiLeva, By (author) Jonathan M. Lindsay, By (author) Patrice Talla Takoukam
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 312 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780821370384
    ISBN 10: 0821370383
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: RNF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    LC classification: HD
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    Abridged Dewey: 338
    Libri: I-BE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BIC subject category V2: TVR
    BISAC V2.8: BUS072000
    BIC subject category V2: LNCR
    BISAC V2.8: BUS068000
    DC22: 346.04
    BISAC V2.8: LAW074000
    DC22: 346.04675
    Thema V1.0: RNF, TVR, LNCR
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    World Bank Publications
    Imprint name
    World Bank Publications
    Publication date
    15 July 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Washington
    Review quote
    "The book will provide a welcome resource for anyone working on legal reform related to the forest sector. While acknowledging that good law is not a sufficient condition for sound forest management, the authors make a convincing case that modernizing forestry legislation is a necessary step towards meeting forest-related objectives."