Planted Forests: Uses, Impacts and Sustainability
CABI, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 213 pages
This book contains nine chapters providing a synthesis of the multiple uses, impacts and sustainability of planted forests by looking at the past, outlining the present situation and highlights the outlook and issues for the future. In addition, the policy, institutional and ownership issues in planted forests are also covered.
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Chapter 2 The History of Tree Planting and Planted Forests
Chapter 3 The Question of Definitions
Chapter 4 The Global Thematic Study of Planted Forests
Global Outlook to 2030
Chapter 6 The Multiple Roles of Planted Forests
Chapter 7 Policy Institutional and Ownership Issues
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