World Forests, Markets and Policies

World Forests, Markets and Policies

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In the 1990s the world community has arrived at a particularly in developing countries and in econo- historical turning point. Global issues- the decline mies in transition. These three organizations have of biological diversity, climate change, the fate of different backgrounds and focuses, but have found forest peoples, fresh water scarcity, desertification, it relevant and rewarding to their core operations to deforestation and forest degradation - have come collaborate in WFSE activities. The intention of to dominate the public and political debate about these organizations is to continue supporting the forestry. In the economic sphere, forest industries WFSE research and developing the mutual collab- have assumed global dimensions. oration. The World Forests, Society and Environment In the year 2000,WFSE took on anewchallenge, Research Program (WFSE) is a response by the re- extending its research network to involve five new searchcommunity to thisglobalization. The WFSE Associate Partners: the Center for International slogan 'Globalization calls for global research' re- Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Indonesia;the Cent- flects both the means and the end of the program. er for Research and Higher Education on Natural The program is involved in promoting and execut- Resources of Tropical America (CATIE) in Costa ing research in different parts of the world, and Rica; the International Centerfor Research inAgro- through its publications and communications net- Forestry (ICRAF) in Kenya; the World Forestry work, linking researchers worldwide.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 490 pages
  • 188 x 243.8 x 27.9mm | 884.52g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
  • XII, 490 p.
  • 0792371712
  • 9780792371717

Table of contents

Part I: Editorial Perspectives. I. World Forests, Markets and Policies: Towards a Balance; M. Palo, et al. Part II: Societies and Environments. 2. Global Prospects of Substituting Oil by Biomass; J. Gravitis, T.D. Senta. 3. Global Freshwater Resources; J.I. Uitto. Part III: Importance of Forests. 4. Forest Set-Asides and Carbon Sequestration; B. Sohngen, R. Sedjo. 5. Socioeconomic and Institutional Perspectives of Agroforestry; J. Alavalapati, P.K.R. Nair. 6. Timber Plantations, Timber Supply and Forest Conservation; D. Tomberlin, J. Buongiorno. 7. Internationalization of Forest Industries; J. Uusivuori, S. Laaksonen-Craig. Part IV: Global Forum. 8. Forests and Water; I.R. Hunter, I.R. Calder. 9. The United States Initiative on Joint Implementation: Forest Sector Projects; R.K. Dixon. 10. Forest as a Renewable Energy Source in Europe: Prospects and Policies; P. Hakkila. 11. Valuing the Multiple Functions of Forests; B. Kristroem, M. Boman. Part V: Regional Forum. Interregional Studies. 12. World Forests and the G8 Economic Powers: from Imperialism to the Action Programme on Forests; M. Palo. 13. G8 Action Programme on Forests: Mere Rhetoric? A. Horst. 14. World Trade Flows of Forest Products; P. Wardle, B. Michie. 15. Economic Crises, Small Farmers and Forest Cover in Cameroon and Indonesia; W. Sunderlin, et al. 16. Forest Cover and Agricultural Technology;A. Angelsen, D. Kaimowitz. Latin America: 17. Forest-Based Development in Brazil, Chile and Mexico; G. Mery, et al. 18. Management of Secondary Forests in Colonist Swidden Agriculture in Peru, Brazil and Nicaragua; J. Smith, et al. 19. Municipal Governments and Forest Management in Bolivia and Nicaragua; D. Kaimowitz, et al. 20. Forest Investments in Latin America and the Caribbean; K. Keipi. Africa: 21. Forest Policies in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe; G. Kowero, et al. 22. Forest Resource Policy in Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon and Gabon; J.-P. Kiekens. Asia and the Pacific: 23. The Evolution of Forest Regimes in India and China; S. Kant. 24. Institutions in Forest Management: Special Reference to China; Y. Zhang. 25. Forestry in New Zealand: the Opposite of Multiple Use? P. Maclaren. North America: 26. Forest Certification on Private Forests in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities; M. Washburn, et al. 27. Biodiversity Conservation and Forest Products in the United States Pacific Northwest; A. Toppinen, et al. 28. Sustaining Outdoor Recreation and Forests in the United States; K. Cordell, G. Green. Europe: 29. Urban Forestry in Europe; C. Konijnendijk. 30. Changes in Wood Resources in Europe with Emphasis on Germany; H. Spiecker. 31. Forest Resources for Employment and Regional Development; A. Ottitsch. Russia: 32. Globalisation and the Forest Sector in the Russian Far East; A. Sheingau
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