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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2001
    Honduras, Chile, Ukraine, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Guyana, Belarus, Central African Republic, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Madagascar, Uzbekistan, Cameroon, Tanzania, Ecuador, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Armenia, Brazil, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Asia

    Report which alleges that International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and policies have caused extensive deforestation in each of the 15 countries of Africa, Latin America, and Asia studied.This forest loss, the author claims, has occurred both directly and indirectly through:the IMF's promotion of foreign investment in natural resource sectorsausterity measures that cut spending on environmental programsprograms that have unwittingly worsened the conditions of povertythe IMF.s insistence upon export-oriented economic growth.The report finds that:IMF induced cuts have impeded:Promotion of resp

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2001
    Ecuador, Latin America and the Caribbean

    El libro constituye el más importante esfuerzo por analizar los temas de la tierra desde una perspectiva de género. Su importancia tiene relación con los cuatro tomos coordinados por las autoras a inicios de los años 80, publicado bajo el título: Debate sobre la mujer en América Latina y el Caribe: discusión acerca de la unidad producción reproducción. Especialmente el tomo II sobre las mujeres trabajadoras del Agro.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Ecuador

    What policy lessons derive from the half-century of banana expansion in the coastal region? For that whole period bananas had a catalytic role in promoting coastal deforestation. At first, this was mostly through direct banana frontier expansion. Later the gradual settlement effects proved key. Modest credit subsidies, the large-scale construction and improvement of roads and ports, and a devalued exchange rate were probably the most important policies that contributed to the expansion of banana production, though they varied in importance during the different periods.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Benin, Switzerland, Nepal, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Indonesia, Bolivia, Canada, Venezuela, Namibia, Finland, Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda, Belize, Ecuador, India, Gabon, Ghana

    Esta publicatión pretende servir como material de referencia en el campo de los inventarios de recursos de productos forestales no madereros (PFNM).

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    France, Sweden, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Republic of Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Monaco, Japan, Philippines, Tanzania, Ecuador, India, Mexico, Norway

    The rationale for more integrated approaches to aquaculture development is powerful: coastal aquaculture has brought significant benefits to both national economies and coastal people; aquaculture is highly vulnerable to pollution caused by other resource users; if poorly designed or managed it may cause pollution or the spread of disease; its impacts are often limited but incremental and cumulative; and it often takes place in areas where resource ownership or use rights are ill defined and ambiguous.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2001
    Benin, United States of America, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Venezuela, Finland, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, Belize, Italy, Ecuador, India, Bolivia, Mexico, Brazil

    The last decade has witnessed a steep increase in interest and activities concerning NWFPs. The current interest in NWFPs amongst conservationists, foresters, development workers and indigenous peoples' groups has prompted numerous initiatives aimed at promoting NWFP use and commercialization as a means of improving the well-being of rural populations and, at the same time, conserving existing forests.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Honduras, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Peru, Jamaica, Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, Mexico, Nicaragua, Belize, Uruguay, Ecuador, Argentina, Bahamas, Paraguay, Barbados, Brazil

    Meeting symbol/code: LACFC 2000 4

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Dominica, Honduras, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Jamaica, Bolivia, Suriname, Venezuela, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Uruguay, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Bahamas, Paraguay, Barbados, Cuba

    Meeting symbol/code: LACFC 2000 4

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