This document provides an overview of the status of forest resources in Asia and the Pacific and their sustainable management through national forest programmes in 30 countries in the region, including new country profiles for Brunei Darussalam, Maldives and the United States of America. The update is based on information derived from a variety of sources, including country reports to the eighteenth Asia Pacific Forestry Commission meeting in Australia in May 2000. Major changes have emerged in forests and forestry policies in recent years.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Fiji, Bangladesh, United States of America, Samoa, Micronesia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Maldives, Mongolia, China, Australia, Italy, Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Palau, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Japan, Thailand, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Americas, Asia, Northern America, Oceania
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Timor-Leste, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Samoa, China, Indonesia, Iran, Republic of Korea, Uruguay, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Vietnam
Meeting symbol/code: APRC 00 3
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Fiji, Bangladesh, Samoa, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Laos, Tonga, Iran, Pakistan, Thailand, Nepal, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia, Asia
The document is a compilation of detailed statistics on farming, livestock, fishery, forestry and nutrition in Asia-Pacific countries for the above period. The seventeenth issue of the series shows the changes in land use, farm inputs, and production indices for staple food crops - rice, wheat, maize, millet, cereals, cassava, a range of root and tuber crops, pulses, edible oil and fibre crops, fruit and cash crops like rubber and coffee. It also compares changes in livestock, fisheries and forestry production, agricultural trade and nutritional availability and intake for this period.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Sweden, Indonesia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Pakistan, Finland, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysia, South Africa, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, India, Ireland, Gabon, Brazil
In many countries around the world, people living in rural areas have lower incomes and are generally less prosperous than their urban counterparts. Because of this, governments often attempt to promote rural development through the development of natural resources such as forests. This paper will attempt to describe some of the challenges of using forest resources for rural development in developing countries.
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