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Fuelwood revisited: what has changed in the last decade?
The impact of woodfuel collection on forests has been controversial and its role in rural livelihoods and deforestation the subject of considerable debate. This study reviews the main dimensions of
Reassessing the fuelwood situation in developing countries
Analysis of the fuelwood situation has been hampered by lack of reliable information, and has been the subject of considerable debate. The present paper assesses the implications of recent
Harnessing carbon markets for tropical forest conservation: towards a more realistic assessment
The proposed Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol paves the way for financial and technological transfers to support forestry projects that sequester carbon or protect carbon
Chapter 21 Forest and Woodland Systems Coordinating Lead
21.5 Services Provided by Forests and Woodlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 600 21.5.1 Biodiversity 21.5.2 Soil and Water Protection 21.5.3 Protection of Fragile Ecosystems: Forests in
Where is the United Nations Forum on Forests Going?
SUMMARY Forest-related issues are addressed in several international agreements but the negotiation process that currently focuses solely on forests is the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF).
Reorienting Forestry Development Strategies in the 1970s Towards ‘Forests for People’
SUMMARY During the 1970s it became widely recognised that in developing countries meeting rural needs for forest outputs could be as important as forest protection and meeting the needs of forest