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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Myanmar, South-Eastern Asia, Asia

    The Promotion of Indigenous Nature Together (POINT) is a local non-profit organisation and a member of the Asian Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP). To deal with the problems caused by the progressive loss of indigenous knowledge, POINT decided to study the traditional forest management practices of the indigenous people living in Myay Latt. This is a village in western Myanmar where, despite their knowledge, experience and organisation, villagers have found it difficult to maintain their livelihood practices.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Pakistan, New Zealand, India, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, Myanmar, Asia

    A description of the forest areas and types in Pakistan with summaries of the estimated growing stock and current and predicted future wood supply and demand

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Fiji, Switzerland, United States of America, Chile, China, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Brazil, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Oceania

    An overview of the state of forestry in New Zealand with details of the social and economic environment, forest resources and forest industries. The country's forest policies, institutions and forestry initiatives are outlined. Annexes provide the countries most important forestry statistics.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Sweden, China, Indonesia, Norway, Canada, Finland, Cameroon, New Zealand, Laos, Japan, Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, India, Gabon, Brazil, Mongolia, Asia

    A detailed presentation of forestry development in China covering its role in the socio-economic environment, in timber production and trade and the protection of ecosystems. Trends are identified and national plans outlined. An analysis of wood and non-wood product markets is given

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2016
    France, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Guatemala, United Kingdom, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Italy, Niger, Nepal, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Myanmar, Senegal, Mongolia

    Supporting Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGTs) is a programme that provides countries with a framework for best practices in tenurerelated policies, laws, regulations, strategies and practices. Its Phase 1 was implemented from October 2012 to June 2016 as a multi-donor programme overseen by a steering committee and managed by the VG-Tenure Secretariat hosted by FAO.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Timor-Leste, Fiji, Micronesia, China, Indonesia, Australia, Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Italy, Philippines, Marshall Islands, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Cambodia, Kiribati, India, Bhutan, Mongolia, Asia

    The initial Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study (APFSOS) drew together the myriad forestry dimensions to provide a coherent description and analysis of the situation and prospects for forestry in the region. The study resulted in 50 working papers on a variety of forestry themes. The formal aspects of the study culminated in a comprehensive main report, published in November 1998. APFSOS provided an important roadmap for forestry sector development in the Asia-Pacific region to 2010, which is still being used to guide policy makers in the region today.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    France, Spain, Fiji, Samoa, Micronesia, China, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Kiribati, Australia, Tuvalu, Myanmar, Nauru, Ireland, Papua New Guinea, Asia

    A discussion of the status of forestry in the South Pacific nations, with an overview by country followed by a treatment of the overall resource base, the state of wood industries and the current trends in policy and legislation.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Samoa, Germany, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Guinea, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Netherlands, India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Asia

    This country report outlines the forestry sector development objectives for Vietnam and includes descriptions of the country's forest resources, wood and non-wood products and their current and future supply and demand. Organisational strengthening and policy formulation are also covered

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    France, Dominican Republic, Samoa, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Burkina Faso, Italy, Thailand, Japan, Mexico, Malaysia, Myanmar, Tanzania, Netherlands, Turkey, Brazil

    The paper briefly reviews the mandates and main activities of some major governmental and non-governmental international organizations concerned with the management of forest genetic resources, and the role that such organizations play in this field. It is noted that national forest genetic programmes will continue to constitute the building blocks of regional and global programmes, but that these can be usefully complemented by harmonization of action at international level.

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