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Forests Sourcebook: Practical Guidance for Sustaining Forests in Development Cooperation (Agriculture and Rural Development)

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The 'Forests Sourcebook' provides practical operations-oriented guidance for forest sector engagement toward the goals of poverty reduction, conservation and economic development. Intended to guide World Bank lending activities and projects, the 'Forests Sourcebook' offers information useful to a broad audience of practitioners, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations. The 'Sourcebook was developed in partnership with members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, including the Food and Agriculture Organization. The 'Sourcebook' provides background on key issues, lessons learned, and recommendations for practitioners on a number of topics including private sector engagement, forest governance, sustainable plantation and commercial harvesting, and forest information management systems.Giving insight into the complex interplay between different realms of development work that effect or are affected by forests, the 'Forests Sourcebook' is a valuable tool for any stakeholder involved in development or business projects that could have impact on forests.

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Developing countries can employ the potential of forests to reduce poverty in a sustainable manner; the can integrate forests effectively into sustainable development, and they can protect local and global environmental services and values. These are the tree concepts supporting the World Bank's Forest Strategy of 2002, and from them have come a complex interactions amongst policy, institutions and incentives. This resource for World Bank clients, managers and others involved in sustainable forestry describes how to design and implement projects, giving operational aspects as well as guidelines to approaches within the World Bank's Forest Strategy program. Topics include the mainstreaming the role of forests in poverty alleviation, the relation of indigenous people and forests, property and access rights, making markets work for the poor, managing the private sector and community, making innovating marketing arrangements, creating forest certification systems, integrating land-use planning, and monitoring. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780821371633
Author:
World Bank
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Manufactured by:
World Bank Publications
Manufactured:
World Bank Publications
Author:
World Bank Publications
Author:
World Bank Group
Subject:
Trees & Forests - General
Subject:
Forest policy
Subject:
Forest management
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Sustainable forestry
Subject:
Plants - Trees
Subject:
Nature Studies-Trees
Copyright:
Series:
Agriculture and Rural Development
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
369
Dimensions:
10.84x8.47x1.13 in. 2.50 lbs.

Related Subjects

Business » International
Engineering » Environmental Engineering » Forestry
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Trees and Shrubs
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Forests
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Trees

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