A concise summary of the state of knowledge and experience concerning sustainable forest management, prepared as an input to the World Bank's Forest Policy Implementation Review and Strategy. An overview of experiences gained from different forest management systems is given, followed by a discussion of the outlook for forest resources and for forest product markets. Market, policy and institutional failure is analysed and appropriate responses are outlined. Finally, approaches to international co-operation are discussed.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999France, Austria, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Peru, Finland, Nepal, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Italy, India, Russia, Brazil, Canada
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 1999France, Estonia, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Australia, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Austria, Niger, Kenya, United States of America, Philippines, Oman, Italy, Netherlands, India, Mexico
The sustainable management and use of groundwater resources as a source of drinking water supplies, for irrigation, and for other consumptive uses, as well as a supplementary source of surface river flows and of wetlands and wildlife habitats, calls for increasing attention to two major and interdependent sources of concern, namely, depletion and pollution.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Honduras, United States of America, Zambia, Argentina, Ukraine, China, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, Mexico, Thailand, Philippines, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, Poland, Nicaragua, India, Turkey, Brazil
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Nigeria, United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Gambia, Bolivia, Guatemala, China, Tonga, Guinea, Ethiopia, Niger, Panama, Kenya, Albania, Italy, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, India, Senegal, Mexico, Brazil
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Dominica, Fiji, Bangladesh, Tuvalu, Mauritius, Dominican Republic, Samoa, Micronesia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Suriname, Cook Islands, Comoros, Guyana, Cape Verde, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago, Palau, Marshall Islands, Belize, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Jamaica, Sao Tome and Principe, Cuba, Malta, Guinea, Uruguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Bahrain, Kiribati, Haiti, Nauru, Saint Lucia, India, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bahamas, Bhutan, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Papua New Guinea, Niue, Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania
A synthesis of available data on social and economic factors, forest resources and nonwood forest products production and trade in the Asia-Pacific region. This study draws together information from a variety of statistical databases and from country and thematic studies in this working paper series. With the most important overall regional statistics tabulated is intended as a convenient starting point for analysts.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999France, United States of America, Iraq, Chile, China, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Romania, Iran, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Jordan, Cyprus, Philippines, Malaysia, Mexico, India, Turkey, Brazil, Asia
The central message which emerges from this meeting was that modernization is above all an issue of human-ware. It is quite noteworthy to see that, although most participants to the meeting were engineers, almost every paper and almost all questions and points of discussion dealt with institutional, development and sociological issues and were not focussed on techniques. The issue of human-ware can be further expanded into complementary directions.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Bangladesh, Nigeria, United States of America, Chile, Germany, Peru, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, China, Pakistan, Niger, Colombia, Thailand, Philippines, Turkey, Japan, Madagascar, Italy, Netherlands, India, Sudan, Mexico
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mauritania, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Vietnam, Guyana, Italy, Thailand, Rwanda, Philippines, Malaysia, Somalia, Gabon, Ecuador, India, Senegal, Togo
An assessment of the state of forestry in terms of management of different forest types for the sustainable supply of goods and services. The sustainability of current practices are discussed and recommendations and technical requirements for improved management are outlined
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1999Algeria, Angola, France, Bangladesh, Switzerland, United States of America, Zambia, Chile, Guatemala, China, Australia, Canada, Venezuela, Republic of Korea, Finland, New Zealand, Turkey, Albania, Italy, Argentina, India, Senegal, Austria
Meeting symbol/code: COFO 1999 REP
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999India, Costa Rica
Los intentos de transferir funciones y facultades en materia de ordenacin pueden adoptar formas distintas en una escala progresiva que va desde el control central total de los recursos forestales hasta la plena descentralizacin y transferencia de la autoridad y las facultades, aunque las soluciones en cualquiera de los dos extremos de la escala suelen ser inadecuadas. En ests pginas se examinan diversos temas relacionados con la redistribucin de la autoridad y las facultades sobre los bosques y la actividad forestal.
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