Proceedings of the meeting including a summary of the resulting recommendations and the text of papers presented
Dans les pays en développement et en transition, outre l’augmentation du nombre de ménages démunis, c’est le problème de nourrir les villes qui est le défi à relever pour les pouvoirs locaux.
A complete 60-page report covering some of the general aspects of natural forests in Rwanda. It is composed of three chapters that cover various topics like mountain forests, relictual areas, savinocol formations, forest plantations, etc. The last part synthesises the country's forest resources and their uses.
Meeting symbol/code: ARC 00 5
This country report covers the overall situation of wood products in the Republic of Congo. Among the topics discussed are those of current statistics available in the country related to exploitation of forest resources, their economic value, their consumption and export.
In many countries around the world, people living in rural areas have lower incomes and are generally less prosperous than their urban counterparts. Because of this, governments often attempt to promote rural development through the development of natural resources such as forests.
This paper discusses – at the sub-basin level – the regional differences and comparative advantages for agricultural development and water resources utilization in the Nile Basin. It looks at options for development, projected in the regional context, and the importance of agricultural water use for social and food security in the different parts of the basin.
This Manual has been put together with the objective of assisting actions by the diverse groups of human beings who intervene in the conservation of the natural resources, particularly soil and water resources and in the context of each continent, country, region or zone.
Meeting symbol/code: APRC 00 3
An overview of available data for NWFPs in Cameroon. Trends in consumption, sale and export of the most important products are analysed and problems with existing methods of data collection are discussed.