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Indonesian government policies resulted in rapid deforestation during the 1980s and 1990s
R. Atje; K. Roesad / Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia 2004
Indonesia’s forests have been disappearing rapidly since the 1980s: 1.8 million hectares per year are estimated to have been deforested between 1985 and 1997. Consequently, there is a possibility that in some areas, the forests w...
Securing the future of forests – lessons from Namibia
Scotney Watts / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Despite the efforts of many conservation and environmental groups, the destruction of forests around the world continues to increase. In Namibia, the amount of forest cleared each year has increased by 80% during the last ten years. M...
Agriculture, forestry, aquaculture, automobiles, energy, and textiles and China's accession to the WTO
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg 2004
This report by the Task Force on WTO and Environment of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development looks at six sectors where the environmental impacts are the most pronounced: agriculture, forestry...
Debating natural resource accounting policy options for Tanzania
W. N. Mkanta; M. M. B. Chimtembo / Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa, Pretoria 2002
The aim of this study was twofold: valuation of non-marketed forest resources and proposing means for generation of modified national accounts that would cover the full value of forest resource production (and consumption). Land cover...
Shortcoming in forest certification
Fern 2004
This report looks at the current practices and challenges ahead for forest certification. The first part of the report points to a number of shortcomings in the current labelling process, and looks at ways to overcome them: ...
Comparing the impact of agricultural-led and forest resources-led growth in Mozambican villages
O. San Martin; S. Holden / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2004
This paper investigates the social and economic effects of two different growth strategies (agricultural-led and forest resources-led growth) in a small village economy in Mozambique. The study uses using a Social Accounting Matrix me...
Women and scheduled castes poorly represented on Village Forest Committees
D.D. Sharma / Institute of Economic Growth, India 2003
Legislation was passed in India in 1992 imparting constitutional status on Panchayati Raj (village-level local government) institutions. This study attempts to assess the success and sustainability of such local institutions (particul...
Joint Forest Planning and Management programmes of the 1990s failed to benefit villagers in Karnataka
S. Lélé / Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development, Bangalore 2003
This article attempts to assess whether the promises of the Joint Forest Planning and Management (JFPM) programme initiated in the Indian state of Karnataka in 1993 have materialised in terms of villagers managing their common lands s...
How can monitoring and change assessment be built into Joint Forest Management?
P.C. Kotwal; D. Chandurkar / Indian Institute of Forest Management 2003
This paper describes a system called "adaptive management" and its role in the implementation of Joint Forest Management (JFM) programmes in India. People living in and near to forests in India are very dependent on the forests for fo...
Forestry Review failed to make adequate provisions for landowner consent in Papua New Guinea
The Papua New Guinea Eco-Forestry Forum 2001
An Independent Forestry Review Team appointed by the Government in Papua New Guinea in 2000 investigated 32 proposed new logging concessions to ascertain whether due processes had been followed and whether landowners in the forests we...
Items 1 to 10 of 86

Items 1 to 10 of 86

Indonesian government policies resulted in rapid deforestation during the 1980s and 1990s
R. Atje; K. Roesad / Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia 2004
Indonesia’s forests have been disappearing rapidly since the 1980s: 1.8 million hectares per year are estimated to have been deforested between 1985 and 1997. Consequently, there is a possibility that in some areas, the forests w...
Securing the future of forests – lessons from Namibia
Scotney Watts / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Despite the efforts of many conservation and environmental groups, the destruction of forests around the world continues to increase. In Namibia, the amount of forest cleared each year has increased by 80% during the last ten years. M...
Agriculture, forestry, aquaculture, automobiles, energy, and textiles and China's accession to the WTO
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg 2004
This report by the Task Force on WTO and Environment of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development looks at six sectors where the environmental impacts are the most pronounced: agriculture, forestry...
Debating natural resource accounting policy options for Tanzania
W. N. Mkanta; M. M. B. Chimtembo / Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa, Pretoria 2002
The aim of this study was twofold: valuation of non-marketed forest resources and proposing means for generation of modified national accounts that would cover the full value of forest resource production (and consumption). Land cover...
Shortcoming in forest certification
Fern 2004
This report looks at the current practices and challenges ahead for forest certification. The first part of the report points to a number of shortcomings in the current labelling process, and looks at ways to overcome them: ...
Comparing the impact of agricultural-led and forest resources-led growth in Mozambican villages
O. San Martin; S. Holden / Department of Economics and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2004
This paper investigates the social and economic effects of two different growth strategies (agricultural-led and forest resources-led growth) in a small village economy in Mozambique. The study uses using a Social Accounting Matrix me...
Women and scheduled castes poorly represented on Village Forest Committees
D.D. Sharma / Institute of Economic Growth, India 2003
Legislation was passed in India in 1992 imparting constitutional status on Panchayati Raj (village-level local government) institutions. This study attempts to assess the success and sustainability of such local institutions (particul...
Joint Forest Planning and Management programmes of the 1990s failed to benefit villagers in Karnataka
S. Lélé / Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development, Bangalore 2003
This article attempts to assess whether the promises of the Joint Forest Planning and Management (JFPM) programme initiated in the Indian state of Karnataka in 1993 have materialised in terms of villagers managing their common lands s...
How can monitoring and change assessment be built into Joint Forest Management?
P.C. Kotwal; D. Chandurkar / Indian Institute of Forest Management 2003
This paper describes a system called "adaptive management" and its role in the implementation of Joint Forest Management (JFM) programmes in India. People living in and near to forests in India are very dependent on the forests for fo...
Forestry Review failed to make adequate provisions for landowner consent in Papua New Guinea
The Papua New Guinea Eco-Forestry Forum 2001
An Independent Forestry Review Team appointed by the Government in Papua New Guinea in 2000 investigated 32 proposed new logging concessions to ascertain whether due processes had been followed and whether landowners in the forests we...
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