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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, Czech Republic
Library ResourceJanuary, 2001Honduras, 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
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2000Moldova
Based on a case study of two Moldovan regions, the paper challenges the favourable assessment of recently established peasant farms in a World Bank study by LERMAN et al. (1998).
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2000Hungary, Bulgaria, Eastern Europe
Based on survey data on Bulgarian and Hungarian crop and dairy farms, a double-peaked distribution of technical efficiency is observed. Several factors explain differences in efficiency. Human capital matters not only through age and education, but also through gender as farms with a higher share of women are more efficient. Contracting with upstream processors increased efficiency through facilitating the adoption of technology and the access to credits. The superiority of family farms over corporate farms is confirmed for crops but not for dairy.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000France, Switzerland, United States of America, Japan, Portugal, Australia, Austria, Russia, Finland, Norway
Meeting symbol/code: EFC 00 5
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000France, United States of America, Spain, Chile, Germany, China, Ukraine, Indonesia, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Canada, Finland, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Australia, Italy, Portugal, Argentina, India, Russia, Brazil
An analysis of the present state of forest plantations and of current trends in plantation forestry both on a global basis and region-by-region. Economic and policy considerations in the development of plantation forestry are discussed. The outlook for plantation forestry is then presented in the form of alternative scenarios according to future growth in plantation area.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Angola, Estonia, Bangladesh, Luxembourg, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Latvia, United Kingdom, Congo, Belarus, Niger, Central African Republic, New Zealand, Mozambique, Zambia, Finland, Brunei Darussalam, Botswana, Cambodia, Senegal, Chad, Kuwait
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus
The Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000 (FRA 2000) provides a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the world's forest resources at the end of the second millennium. It is the result of the collective efforts of the countries of the world. This major undertaking was based primarily on information provided by the countries, supplemented by state-of-the-art technology to verify and analyse the information and to make the results accessible to the world through the Internet. The FRA 2000 process emphasized collaboration and transparency.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000France, Estonia, Switzerland, Lithuania, Chile, Sweden, Germany, China, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Finland, Japan, Hungary, Austria, Portugal, Poland, Netherlands, Russia, Czech Republic, Mexico, Norway, Mongolia
Meeting symbol/code: EFC 00 5-Add.1
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