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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Australia, India, Asia, South-Eastern Asia

    This manual provides methods for the development and evaluation of criteria and indicators (C&I) which can then be used to assess the sustainability of forest management. The manual is written primarily for researchers, people or groups interested in evaluating C&I for assessments of forests in new areas, or as a reference for readers wanting to know how CIFOR's Generic Template was produced. The methods presented are aimed at the development of sets of C&I for natural forest at the forest management unit level, especially in the tropics.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    France, 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Fiji, 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

    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.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mozambique, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Cuba, Congo, Guinea, Cape Verde, New Zealand, Kenya, United States of America, Nicaragua, Italy, Tanzania, India, Sao Tome and Principe, Georgia, Brazil, Africa

    This Manual has been put together with the objective of assisting actions by the diverse groups of human beings who intervene in the conservation of the natural resources, particularly soil and water resources and in the context of each continent, country, region or zone. The Manual brings together a collection of concepts, experiences and practical suggestions that can be of immediate use for identifying problems and for formulating, executing and evaluating actions so as to benefit and to improve the productivity and conservation of soil and water resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Chile, Zimbabwe, China, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Cuba, Malta, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Uruguay, New Zealand, Rwanda, Australia, Myanmar, Portugal, Argentina, India, Senegal

    Un análisis del estado actual de las plantaciones forestales y las tendencias actuales de las mismas tanto a nivel global como a escala regional. Se examinan tanto los aspectos económicos, como los políticos relacionados al desarrollo de las plantaciones forestales. Luego se presentan las perspectivas de las plantaciones forestales a través de panoramas alternativos de acuerdo al futuro crecimiento de las áreas con plantaciones.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2000
    Fiji, 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.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Equatorial 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.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Egypt, Bangladesh, United States of America, Zambia, Israel, Sweden, Zimbabwe, China, Namibia, Australia, Malawi, Mozambique, Jordan, South Africa, Lesotho, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, India, Sudan, Brazil

    Water, an essential component of life supporting systems, is at the forefront of discussions on global sustainability and food security. Water also has a major role in poverty alleviation and local food security. The technology for a more effective use of the resource is known but institutional reforms needed to lead the world in a positive direction are proving difficult to establish. This study was commissioned to suscitate constructive discussion around many sensitive aspects of water policy.

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