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    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Mauritania, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Niger, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Uruguay, Zambia, Senegal, Togo

    Meeting symbol/code: ARC 02 2

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Angola, Fiji, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Italy, Cameroon, Thailand, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Australia, Madagascar, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Asia, Africa

    According to an estimate made by the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), the global local usage of rattan is worth US$ 2.5 billion and external trade of rattan is estimated to generate US$ 4 billion. Seven hundred million people worldwide use rattan. Most of the raw material for local processing and for supplying the rattan industry is still obtained by harvesting of unmanaged, wild rattan resources in natural tropical forests. Only a very small share is obtained from rattan plantations.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Lesotho, Madagascar, Botswana, Togo, Kenya

    Meeting symbol/code: ARC 02 2

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, Kenya, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Canada, Congo, Costa Rica, France, Mozambique, Uganda, Belize, Madagascar, Tanzania, Portugal, Brazil, Ghana

    Une forêt qui renferme 1 000 espèces est-elle meilleure et mieux gérée qu'une forêt qui ne contient que 500 espèces? Unasylva consacre son numéro à la diversité biologique des forêts et à sa conservation et sa gestion durable. L'un des points cardinaux de son message est que le nombre n'est pas le seul critère d'évaluation.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritania, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Ghana, Congo, Guinea, Malawi, Eritrea, Mozambique, Uganda, Madagascar, Uruguay, Zambia, Senegal, Togo

    Meeting symbol/code: ARC 02 2

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Nepal, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Peru, Guatemala, United Kingdom, China, Benin, Malawi, France, Colombia, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Nicaragua, India, Senegal, Brazil

    This conmpendium of recent sustainable development initiatives in the field of agriculture and land management has been developed as a supporting document for the Task Manager's Report on the Land and Agriculture Cluster for Chapters 10, 12 and 14 of Agenda 21. The report draws together 75 cases from over 45 countries, illustrating the many features of improved land management and sustainable agriculture and rural development.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2003
    Madagascar, Eastern Africa

    This paper examines the mechanisms that transmit isolation into poverty in Madagascar using household survey data combined with a census of administrative communes. Given the importance of agriculture to the rural poor, where nine out of ten poor persons is engaged in farming, we concentrate on isolation manifesting itself in the form of high transaction costs such as the cost of transporting agricultural commodities to major market centers.

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