5 Books found
5 Books found
Series: FAO Forestry PapersForest law compliance is attracting increased attention in the international forest policy arena as significant volumes of timber are illegally felled, processed and traded every year. Illegal logging and associated trade are a complex issue with far-reaching environmental, social and economic consequences. Various stakeholders at the local, national and international levels are making efforts to address the i
Illegal logging is massively widespread - more than 50 per cent of all timber in some countries - and hugely damaging, yet how can it be tackled without causing poverty in local communities? Written by the world's foremost experts, this book examines the key issues including law and enforcement, supply and demand, corruption, forest certification, poverty, local livelihoods, international trade and biodiversity conservation.It includes
There are 5 other country discussion papers in this series. For the set, quote order code, 9546IIED.Forest enterprise in China has been dominated over the recent past by the State. But the 1990s movement towards a market-based economy saw a rapid growth in non-state enterprise, particularly in the secondary and tertiary processing industries. Small and Medium Forest Enterprises (SMFEs) have an important role to play in support of rural
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 New Guinea, given the high conservation value of the country's forests, to politically sensitive ...
The forest sector in Papua NewGuinea, well-endowed with tropical forest, mostly held under customary title by the local people, is in a mess. The national policy process centres on a struggle between the logging industries and donor agencies for the hearts and minds of the resource owners. The problems and opportunities in establishing common ground for a wider coalition of interests to be built are examined in this report.