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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2013
    Japan

    Vegetation mapping provides basic information for forest management and planning. In remote sensing research, the process of creating an accurate vegetation map is an important subject. Recently, there has been growing research interest in the object-oriented image classification techniques. The object-oriented image classification consists of multi-dimensional features including object features and thus requires multi-dimensional image classification approaches.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2013

    This paper points out some defects of the current forest register and proposes a concept of next-generation forest register from the view point of GIS application to forest management. Since the fundamental purpose of the GIS is to conduct spatial analysis of multiple thematic maps, one of the basic requirements for the next-generation forest register is the management of forest information on a thematic map basis by using the spatial analysis function of the forest GIS. The main proposals are as follows.

  3. Library Resource
    National Policies
    July, 2013
    Turkey

    The Tenth Development Plan of the Republic of Turkey is a National Plan with a cross-sectoral approach and its duration is 4 years between 2014 and 2020.

  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2014
    Belize

    Belize's National Environmental Action Plan 2015-2020 is a cross-sectoral plan with a mission to ensure that Belize's development is sound through effective environmental management for present and future generations.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, South America

    La deforestación en Sudamérica afecta principalmente a tres ecosistemas: El Cerrado en Brasil, la selva de Chiquitanos en Bolivia y el Gran Chaco en Bolivia, Paraguay y Argentina, siendo en estos dos últimos países en donde ocurren las mayores transformaciones del paisaje para la producción de commodities para exportación.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2013
    Myanmar

    ... Extremely rapid growth in Chinese imports of ‘redwood’, ‘rosewoods’ or ‘Hongmu’ timbers from Myanmar in the past two years is directly driving increased illegal and unsustainable logging, posing a real threat to governance, the rule of law and the viability Myanmar’s dwindling forests. EIA research shows that, based on current trends, the two most targeted Hongmu species in
    Myanmar - tamalan and padauk - could be logged to commercial extinction in as little as three years.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    India

    Audit of Forestland diversion  and Compensatory afforestation by Comptroller and Auditor General of India. The report provides information on forest land diverted for non-forest use, land diverted for compensatory afforestation, use of funds with identification of gaps and suggestion of corrective measures.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2013
    Southern Asia, Asia, Bangladesh

    This analysis assesses community based organization (CBO) performance including conflict management over three years among about 150 floodplain CBOs and reviews experience in the five forest protected areas with co-management.

  9. Library Resource

    Evidence from the charcoal trade in Madagascar

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Madagascar
  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    England, United Kingdom

    The report was commissioned by Forest Research, and reviews the data available on the management of woodlands by local authorities in England. The report focuses on the extent to which community groups and social enterprises are involved in their management.

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