This paper presents an overview of the various approaches that developed and developing countries have used in designing national forest funds. It is based on a study of legislation in over forty countries and a review of some of the few empirical studies of forest fund performance. The overview may serve as checklist of issues and options for policymakers who are designing funds. It also may illuminate ongoing discussions about appropriate international roles in forest financing. The paper presents some of the common arguments for and against the use of dedicated funds.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksApril, 2001Burkina Faso, Lithuania, Gambia, Croatia, France, Guatemala, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Laos, Bolivia, Canada, Congo, Guinea, Costa Rica, Cameroon, Cyprus, Lesotho, Albania, Madagascar, Italy, Norway, Brazil, Cuba
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2004United States of America, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Cameroon, Cyprus, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Italy, Poland, India, Mexico, Brazil, Austria
The Expert Consultation on Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management (ECCI-2004) was organized by the Forest Management Bureau of the Philippines, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the International Tropical Timber Organization and convened in Cebu City, Philippines, from 2 to 4 March 2004. The Forest Management Bureau of the Philippines hosted the meeting.
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