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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 1999
    Jamaica

    The Jamaica National Environmental Action Plan (JANEAP) is a national Plan with a multi-sectoral approach. The duration of the Plan is 3 years between 1999 and 2002. The main objective of the Plan is to ensure good environmental planning and management to contribute to the sustainable development.Regarding the biological resources, forestry, watershed management, protected areas and oceans the Plan provides for different actions to be taken. A Fisheries Management Plan and an Ocean and Coastal Zone Policy will be prepared and implemented.

  2. Library Resource
    January, 1999
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Land and forestry-based activities could in principle play important roles as climate change mitigation strategies. In practice, however, several questions have been raised about their feasibility. Therefore, understanding the processes and determinants of land use changes is critical. This paper aims to contribute to such understanding in the larger part of a larger project on sustainable development and economic growth. It begins with a dynamic model of land use.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 1999
    Nicaragua, Latin America and the Caribbean

    The advance of the agricultural frontier constitutes the biggest source of deforestation in Central America today. This conversion of tropical forests into agricultural land and pasture is the direct result of individual land use decisions. This paper presents a simple analytical model of household land use, followed by an econometric analysis of household survey data from the Río San Juan region of Nicaragua in order to test for consistency with the model.

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    Reports & Research
    June, 1999
    Ecuador

    En esta tesis se investiga la presencia de valores que hace el oso de anteojos (Tremarctus ornatus F. Culvier 1825) y al maíz (Zea maíz L.) inconmensurables, razones por las cuales no se podría instaurar un sistema de compensación monetaria en pago por aceptar las pérdidas de maíz a cambio de que no se mate al animal. El área de investigación comprende parte de la zona de amortiguamiento de la Reserva Ecológica Antisana, específicamente entre los pueblos Baeza y Cosanga que se encuentran al este del Volcán Antisana, entrada al Oriente ecuatoriano.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    Angola, France, Bangladesh, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, Eswatini, Canada, Ukraine, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Uruguay, Panama, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, Madagascar, Laos, Myanmar, Portugal, Cuba

    Une analyse de l'état des plantations forestières ainsi que des tendances actuelles du secteur forestier aux niveaux mondial et régional. Le rapport traite des mesures à tenir en compte en ce qui concerne le développement des plantations forestières. Par ailleurs, la perspective des plantations forestières est présentée sous la forme de différents scénarios qui se basent sur la future croissance

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    France, Switzerland, United States of America, Zambia, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Germany, Indonesia, Eswatini, Canada, Malawi, Mozambique, Japan, South Africa, Tanzania, Portugal, Africa

    A presentation of the important forest food and utility species in Mozambique with a background description of the country's forest resources

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    Italy, Suriname, Netherlands, Americas

    This report describes a model that has been produced to help forestry administration staff in Suriname to calculate roundwood production costs and economic rent. It includes a detailed description of how to use the model, which could be used in other countries.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    Haiti, Americas

    A report based on a study provided by the information gathered amongst local people in Haiti. This study describes the main NWFP (mushrooms, wild fruits as well and products of animal origin) and their means of exploitation. Forest activities and services are also described followed by a discussion of the main constraints related to NWFP. This report also attempts to formulate a vision of how to increase the well being of the forests in Haiti.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    France, Austria, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Peru, Finland, Nepal, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Italy, India, Russia, Brazil, Canada

    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.

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    Benin, Nigeria, Canada, Chad, Guinea, Sudan, Niger, Cameroon, Africa

    A medium size 46-page report that comments on the overall situation of data on forest resources in Nigeria. It is composed of ten parts including the following topics: forest resource situation assessment in Nigeria, FAO input data, status of forests and the country's vegetation, forest reserves, free areas and conservation areas, land ownership and tenure, inventory of high forests and plantations, followed by some results. A very short conclusion is given.

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