Forest and watershed development and conservation in Asia and the Pacific

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  • Oceania


  • Forest management -- Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Forest policy -- Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Watershed management -- Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Forestry projects -- Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Forest management -- Oceania -- Case studies.,
  • Forest policy -- Oceania -- Case studies.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Oceania -- Case studies.,
  • Forestry projects -- Oceania -- Case studies.

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Statementedited by Lawrence S. Hamilton.
SeriesWestview special studies in natural resources and energy management
ContributionsHamilton, Lawrence S., East-West Environment and Policy Institute (Honolulu, Hawaii)
LC ClassificationsSD219 .F64 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 559 p. :
Number of Pages559
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3504311M
ISBN 100865315345
LC Control Number82024721

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Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, Forest And Watershed Development And Conservation In Asia And The Pacific (WESTVIEW SPECIAL STUDIES IN NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT) 1st Edition by Lawrence S Hamilton (Author), Population Institute (Author)Author: Lawrence S Hamilton.

A book containing detailed descriptions of 7 case studies (chapters ) of forest development, conservation, and catchment rehabilitation projects, by various authors, arising out of the Eighth World Forestry Congress in Jakarta in Oct.

and prepared by the Natural Systems Assessment for Development programme of the East-West Environment and Policy Institute. they present for private sector engagement in forest restoration and conservation. The Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit builds on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement, which both recognise that forests have a vital role in.

Background. Production forest has been one of the key sources to support economic development for many Asia-Pacific countries. It produces both timber and non-timber products as well as environmental services, linking forestry with economics and climate and water regulation, for the welfare of.

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The first of a series designed to cover all tropical rain forests in the world. This is a visual portfolio of detailed maps of Asia, accompanied by a text which seeks to analyze the extent and causes of deforestation and to point a way towards sustainable forest development. Under Millennium Development Goal 1, Asia-Pacific governments are committed to halving extreme poverty by and many have adopted poverty-related measures in national forestry policies and programs.

The high incidence of poverty in forested areas and the high dependence of the poor on. WWF has a longstanding involvement in forest conservation dating back to the organization's founding in Much of this work in Asia/Pacific has focused on protected area management, from helping the authorities to develop and implement management plans, to working with local communities on alternative sustainable livelihood schemes.


GENERAL. Abdoellah, OS (). Indonesia Transmigrants and Adaptation: An Ecological Anthropological Perspective. Berkeley, Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies. In Regreening the Bare Hills: Tropical Forest Restoration in the Asia-Pacific Region, David Lamb explores how reforestation might be carried out both to conserve biological diversity and to improve the livelihoods of the rural both issues have attracted considerable attention in recent years, this book takes a significant step, by integrating ecological and silvicultural knowledge Cited by: A Historic Stewardship Effort for California Conserving Watershed Lands Investing in Our Youth.

The Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council (Stewardship Council) is a private, nonprofit foundation that was established in as part of a Pacific. One uniqueness in Asia/Pacific is increasing in forest area mainly driven by China and Japan while other Asia/Pacific regions decrease.

Fig. 1 shows the slight increase in East Asia and Pacific forest area per land area. This is significant contrast to the decreasing trend of Latin America and Caribbean and Sub-Saharan African : George Halkos, George Halkos, Shunsuke Managi, Shunsuke Managi. Reflecting new thinking about conservation in Southeast Asia, Beyond the Sacred Forest is the product of a unique, decade-long, interdisciplinary collaboration involving research in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

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East Asia and Pacific Region Sustainable Development Department Jan Task Force for Eco-Compensation Mechanisms and Policies in China () Eco- Compensation Mechanisms and Policies in Author: Dale Squires. Forestry Research in Asia and Pacific1 Jim Chamberlain Erin Moore2 Abstract: Much research has been done in Asia and the Pacific that might help Pacific Island countries produce more biomass and better manage their natural resources.

National forestry research institutes throughout the region have examined many important aspects of forestry. Essay on “Conservation of Forests” Complete Essay for Cl Class 12 and Graduation and other classes.

The sorry spectacle of clearance of large extents of primeval tropical forests by long leases in the countries of the Asia-Pacific Region has led to a serious set-back in the ecological balance and shortage of potential resources.

"There are places in Northern Thailand, particularly in Nan Province, where there has been a lot of deforestation, so the watershed areas fill the water with mud, silt, and pesticide runoff causing more severe flooding in the rainy season and more severe drought in the dry season," said Gordon Congdon, the conservation program manager for WWF Author: Kiley Price.

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Author(s). FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR WATERSHED RESEARCH IB THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION Workshop Report* by Paul W. Adams and Lawrence S. Hamilton November * Based on discussions and presentations at a workshop hel ad t the Taiwan Forestr Researcy.

John Innes Professor and Dean, B.A. (), M.A. (), Ph.D. () University of Cambridge Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Resources Management, University of British Columbia Office of the Dean, # – Main Mall Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4 Phone: –– Email: @ Research Interests: The graduate students that make up the Sustainable Forest.

The Papua Atlas: New tool tracks development on remote island, as-it-happens Scientists hope for good environmental decision-making as the Trans-Papua Highway takes shape Sep Stream, river, watershed, Pacific Northwest, riparian, sedi-ment.

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Forest Owlet. Details: Mission Statement. The Association for the Development and Conservation of Forests (AFDC) was established in to achieve sustainable conservation of natural resources, raise awareness and build capacities to contribute to the national efforts for better environmental management.

Although Asian bamboo species constitute a non-timber forest product of major cultural and economic importance, no detailed regional assessment of their distribution patterns has previously been made. To assess the potential of the existing bamboo species distribution data for production of regional mapping tools for planning the conservation of forest-based biodiversity, data on bamboo Cited by: Projects Our mission to protect the country’s tropical forests is enabled by the U.S.

Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA). Under this, a ‘debt-for-nature’ agreement converts the Philippines’ debt into funds that will be used by the Foundation for forest protection activities. Author: Melanie Louise Simo; Publisher: University of Virginia Press ISBN: Category: Architecture Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In this sensitive, penetrating tour through a forgotten period in American landscape history, Simo examines writings and opinions from to that show the opposition between culture and nature.

17 illustrations. Key results are: (1) extreme weather-induced forest disturbances (e.g., typhoon and cold wave) generally had a positive effect on streamflow in the study watershed, while climate variability either yielded a negative effect or a positive effect in different periods; (2) the response of low flows to forest discussion was more pronounced; (3) the.

Design of an Ecological Monitoring Strategy for the Forest Plan in the Pacific Northwest Paul L. Ringold, Barry Mulder, Jim Alegria, Raymond L. Czaplewski, Tim Tolle, and Kelly Burnett The growing literature on ecosystem management describes an adaptive system in which monitoring measures progress toward goals, increases ourCited by: 2.

The Stewardship Council is a collaborative land conservation and youth investment foundation. Its mandate includes evaluating and providing recommendations for the conservation of overacres of watershed lands (currently owned by PG&E) spread across 22 counties, as well as developing and implementing community-based park and environmental education opportunities for underserved youth.

This book provides a comprehensive socio-legal examination of how global efforts to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions in the forestry sector (known as REDD+) have affected the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in developing by: 5.

include forestry. The Forestry and Forest Products Division initiated its work in June under Marcel Leloup as Director. The establishment of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) as a subsidiary body of FAO was a direct outcome of the early work undertaken by the Organization’s Forestry Division, with which the APFC has evolved in.

This review reassesses the role of the Asian Development Bank in the forest sector development in the Asia-Pacific region. It is split up into 2 parts; part 1 focuses on forest resources and their utilization, it documents the region's forest resources, assesses the present status and trends in utilization, and provides long-term projections of production, consumption, trade of forest resources.

The Watershed Perspective in Forest Resource Conservation Another relevant approach being pursued in the efforts to protect and conserve biodiversity is resource management on the watershed scale. The watershed perspective is integral to the environmental protection and conservation agenda because of the scope of its biogeographic area and the.

biodiversity for sustainable development: delivering results for asia and the pacific SinceUNDP and GEF have carried out work that protects over 10 million hectares in. Asia-Pacific balance between estimated net growth from available natural forests and plantations compared to industrial roundwood production 18 7.

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"Values of Village Fengshui Forest Patches in Biodiversity Conservation in the Pearl River Delta, China." Biological Conservationno. 5 (): Jim, C. Y. "Conservation of Soils in Culturally Protected Woodlands in Rural Hong Kong." Forest Ecology and Managementno.

(Biological Conservation 43 () Forest Ecosystems and Nature Conservation in Sri Lanka Walter Erdelen Zoologisches Institut der Universit~it, Seidlstr. 25, D Miinchen 2, Federal Republic of Germany (Received 1 February ; revised version received 22 June ; accepted 3 July ) A BSTRA CT Problems related to the conservation of natural forests and the associated faunal Cited by:

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