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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Finland, Austria, Europe, Western Europe

    Forests and forestry play important roles in Austria with its close to 50/ forest cover. This paper provides details about the Austrian forest carbon inventory, discusses briefly the sources and sinks accounted under the land use, land use change and forestry articles of the Kyoto Protocol, and presents an integrated carbon model (Austrian C-Balance Model) that was developed to include not only the forest sector, but other sectors that are greenhouse-gas relevant.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000

    The national reporting for the EU Monitoring Mechanism on greenhouse gas emissions and for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change includes data for greenhouse gas emissions/removals from land-use change and forestry. By comparing the reports of EU15 Member States, we identified a lack of transparency, consistency and completeness concerning chapter 5 on land-use change and forestry. For chapter 5A (Changes in forest and other woody biomass stocks) we discuss the differing ways of estimation in detail.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    June, 2000
    Canada

    The present Act provides for the self-government of the Mcleod Lake Indian Band. For the purpose of the present Act “MLIB Agreement" means the McLeod Lake Indian Band Treaty No.

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    January, 2000
    Uganda

    These Regulations shall regulate the sustainable utilisation and conservation of resources in mountainous and hilly areas by and for the benefit of the people and communities living in the area and promote the integration of wise use of resources in mountainous and hilly areas into the local and national management of natural resources for socio-economic development. Principles of use of sloping land are laid down in article 4. A District Environment Committee may establish a sub-committee on soil conservation pursuant to article 5.

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2001
    Madagascar

    La Politique forestière Malagasy s’articule autour des quatre grandes orientations suivantes: enrayer les processus de dégradation forestière (Orientation 1); mieux gérer les ressources forestières (Orientation 2); augmenter la superficie et le potentiel forestiers (Orientation 3); et accroitre la performance économique du secteur forestier (Orientation 4).

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2000
    Indonesia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    This report examines the destruction and systematic plunder of Asia's greatest rainforests under former Indonesian president Suharto. The report focuses on the 1997-1998 forest fires in Indonesia that resulted in the burning of 10 million hectares of forests. Many of these fires were deliberately set by plantation owners who take advantage of the dry season to clear the forests and plant export crops like palm oil.

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2001

    The author begins by providing a brief overview of the concept and reasoning behind certification of forest products. She states that, at the outset, one of the aims of certification was to provide market access and other benefits for small-scale, low-impact, community run ‘eco-timber’ projects.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 2001

    Utilises a number of situations observed in tropical Asia to motivate a simple trade-theoretical analysis of the implications of technological progress in agriculture.

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