People and Forest-Policy and Local Reality in Southeast Asia, the Russian Far East, and Japan

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M. Inoue, H. Isozaki
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 30, 2003 - Nature - 358 pages
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This book is a compilation of the results of strategic policy research carried out by the Forest Conservation Project of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), between 1998 and 2002. The project's main purpose is to shed light on measures to conserve biodiversity and use forests sustainably, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Project work was conducted by academics, non-governmental organizations, and governmental officials in selected countries in the region and covered everything from the local reality at the village level, to forest policy at the national and global levels. Based on a structural analysis of issues concerning forest loss and degradation, the project focused on the participation of local people in sustainable forest management. The book: -presents a framework for sustainable forest management in the Asia-Pacific region. -analyzes forest policy and legislation in terms of local participation. -sheds light on the local reality in forest use and management. -proposes methodologies and concepts for sustainable forest management through local participation. Audience: The book offers a helpful framework for forest conservation, as well as key concepts and measures that will be useful for policy makers, non-governmental organizations, and academics alike.
  

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Contents

UNDERLYING CAUSES OF FOREST LOSS IN THE ASIAPACIFIC REGION
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TIMBER TRADE POLICY TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT
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PARTICIPATORY FOREST MANAGEMENT POLICY IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA
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SUSTAINABLE AND PARTICIPATORY FOREST MANAGEMENT LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORTING MEASURES AND FINAL ...
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POLICY AND LEGISLATION IN TERMS OF LOCAL PARTICIPATION
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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS
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FOREST CERTIFICATION SCHEMES IN JAPAN INDONESIA AND MALAYSIA BACKGROUND AND REALITY
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FOREST POLICY DEVELOPMENT IN LAOS
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LOCAL REALITIES IN FOREST USE AND MANAGEMENT
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FOREST VALUES AND LIVELIHOOD UNCERTAINTY IN TWO INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES OF INDONESIAN BORNEO
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POLICY OF PROTECTED AREAS AND LOCAL USE OF FOREST RESOURCES IN INDONESIA A CASE STUDY OF A NATIONAL PARK IN ...
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IMPACTS OF INDUSTRIAL TREE PLANTATIONS ON THE INHABITANTS OF SOUTH SUMATRA INDONESIA
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LOCAL FOREST MANAGEMENT OF NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AREAS IN LAOS
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LOCAL FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE RICE TERRACE AREA OF BANAUE THE PHILIPPINES
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ADAPTABILITY OF COMMUNITYBASED FOREST MANAGEMENT FOR EXLOGGING WORKERS IN THE PHILIPPINES
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FOREST UTILIZATION BY INDIGENOUS PEOPLE A CASE STUDY OF THE HUNTING PRACTICES OF THE UDEGHE PEOPLE IN THE RUS...
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POTENTIAL ROLES FOR NGOs IN COMMUNITY FORESTRY IN LAOS LIAISONS BETWEEN THE SOCIALIST GOVERNMENT AND GRASS...
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COMMUNITYBASED FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES RETROSPECT AND PROSPECTS
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FOREST POLICY TRENDS IN VIETNAM
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INFORMATIONAL BASIS OF POLICY JUDGMENTS THE CASE OF THE ROYAL FOREST DEPARTMENT OF THAILAND
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF FOREST POLICY IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATIONWITH A FOCUS ON KHABAROVSK KRAI
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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN JAPANS FOREST PLANNING SYSTEM
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FOREST MANAGEMENT AND WATER RESOURCE CONSERVATION COSTSHARING SYSTEMS BETWEEN UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTRE...
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SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT THROUGH LOCAL PARTICIPATION PROCEDURES AND PRIORITY PERSPECTIVES
337
AFTERWORD AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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INDEX
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