forestry policy Books

  • Cross-sectoral Policy Developments in Forestry (En)

    Forest protection and forestry practices are closely linked to decisions that address measures on climate change, biodiversity and the institutional framework for sustainable development. This rich and multifaceted text documents the progress made in creating the political, economic and social conditions that are necessary for a sustainable and ...

  • Forestry 2005 Spring Special: Bundle on Policy and Partnerships

    Bundle of one each, (9276IIED & 9132IIED) Save $US18 and customer only pays for postage on one item. Policy that Works for Forests and People: Real prospects for governance and livelihoods Poor forestry policy has led to a pattern of common problems across many countries including the loss of natural forests and lack of access for poor people. ...

  • New Hope for Private Forestry: Policy and Practice of Lok Vaniki in Madhya Prade

    This is one of six Indian sub-studies produced to support the Instruments for Sustainable Private Sector Forestry project conducted by IIED, and forms part of the book  'The New Foresters: The role of private enterprise in the Indian forestry sector', order code 9063IIED. Alternatively you can purchase the set of six Indian sub-studies for only ...

  • Cross-sectoral policy impacts between forestry and other sectors (includes a CD-ROM) (En)

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersThe international dialogue on forests since the 1990s has pointed to the role of policies in other sectors besides forestry as among the means of achieving sustainable forest management. This publication is meant to assist countries in developing linkages between sustainable forest management and other sectors and in ...

  • Malawi’s National Forestry Programme: Priorities for Improving Forestry and Livelihoods

    Malawi’s forests and trees can and should be used to contribute to poverty eradication, a thriving economy and good environmental management. The National Forestry Programme aims to help make this a reality. It consists of a set of agreed priorities-written down in this document-and an ongoing process for achieving them. Major problems stand in ...

  • Sustainable Forestry Challenges for Developing Countries

    This volume addresses the acute challenges of sustainable forestry with emphasis on the developing countries. Sustainability is analyzed from its diametrically opposite deforestation point of view. A multilevel approach is adopted to take into account that the causes of deforestation occur at the local, national and international levels. ...

  • World Forests, Markets and Policies

    This book offers information and insights into the potential of market and policy instruments in improving the state of the world's forests. It advocates the use of the concept of optimal mix of markets and policies as an approach to view the appropriate and operational roles of market and government in dealing with forestry issues. It does ...

  • Forestry policies of selected countries in Africa. Politiques forestières d'un certain nombre de pays d'Afrique - vol 132 (En/Fr )

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersThis bilingual publication provides information on policy formulation and implementation, analyses key policy issues confronting forestry in selected countries of the region, discusses the ways individual countries respond to these issues and adapts their forestry policies and suggests orientations for national and ...

  • World Forests, Markets and Policies

    This book offers information and insights into the potential of market and policy instruments in improving the state of the world's forests. It advocates the use of the concept of optimal mix of markets and policies as an approach to view the appropriate and operational roles of market and government in dealing with forestry issues. It does ...

  • Forest Policies and Social Change in England

    Forestry has been witness to some dramatic changes in recent years, with several Western countries now moving away from the traditional model of regarding forests merely as sources of wood. Rather these countries are increasingly recognizing their forests as multi-purpose resources with roles which go far beyond simple economics. In this ...

  • Joint Forest Management: Policy, Practice and Prospects

    India’s bold central policy change for joint forest management between government and communities has resulted in regeneration of considerable areas of forest, and has expanded the policy community through inclusion of more stakeholders. But these successes are matched by concerns that forestry departments are still calling the shots, whilst in ...

  • Privatising Sustainable Forestry: A Global Review of Trends and Challenges

    This report examines the ways in which economic liberalisation has affected the forestry sector. Drawing on a global survey, data is compiled for 23 countries. The information is pulled together to highlight trends in three principal areas: private sector participation, market-based instruments and restructuring forestry authorities. The report ...

  • Production, Privatisation and Preservation in Papua New Guinea Forestry

    Papua New Guinea's forests represent an enormous timber resource and a globally significant storehouse of carbon and biological diversity. The future of this resource has been the focus of heated debate in recent years. Positions are polarised on a range of issues, from basic questions such as whether any further logging should be allowed in Papua ...

  • Private Sector Forestry: A Review of Instruments for Ensuring Sustainability

    The private sector is an increasingly dominant player in the production of wood, and the market is the main way in which wood products are distributed. Yet, for other forest goods and services such as non-timber forest products, biodiversity, and carbon storage, markets are often not effective. Worse, government and policy failures mean that the ...

  • The New Foresters: The role of private enterprise in the Indian forestry sector

    India's forest sector has undergone much change in the last decade, as predominant state control has evolved into responsibility for forest management being shared with communities. However, major challenges remain - it is clear that the state alone cannot ensure that forests are sustainably managed, that they provide the goods and services that ...

  • Changing Perspectives on Forest Policy: Pakistan Country Study

    This report traces how the policy debate has been opened up in Pakistan, principally through experience with participatory forestry projects and conservation strategies, reinforcing a trend away from governmental control alone towards allowing communities to play their part in joint forest ...

  • Resource and Market Projections for Forest Policy Development

    Long-range models that include product and resource detail are essential to meaningful analysis of both industry and resource sustainability. Taking this as its central argument, this book provides essential reading to anyone interested in projecting the future of either the forest products market and/or the forest resource conditions. It is aimed ...

  • Box Set: India Sub-study on instruments for sustainable private sector forestry

    This is the set of six Indian sub-studies produced to support the Instruments for Sustainable Private Sector Forestry project and the book The New Foresters. These studies aim to better understand private sector motivations and to identify effect market and regulatory instruments to ensure that the private sector produces social and environmental ...

  • Marker-assisted selection. Current status and future perspectives in crops, livestock, forestry and fish (En)

    In the light of continuing research and technology development, the process of producing improved varieties, clones, breeds and stains of agriculturally important species is continuously becoming more accurate, reliable and efficient. Today, molecular marker-assisted selection (MAS) is the core technology involved for increasing the rate of ...

  • Non-wood forest products for rural income and sustainable forestry - vol 7 (En )

    Series: Non-Wood Forest Products This publication documents the importance of non-wood forest products for rural income and sustainable forestry. It suggests general principles and approaches for developing non-wood forest resources and their sustainable utilisation and covers nine interrelated aspects: resource assessment and development; ...

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