World Forests, Markets and Policies

  • Editors
  • Matti Palo
  • Jussi Uusivuori
  • Gerardo Mery

Part of the World Forests book series (WFSE, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Editorial Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Matti Palo, Jussi Uusivuori, Gerardo Mery, Alexander V. Korotkov, David Humphreys
      Pages 3-19
  3. Societies and Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Janis Gravitis, Tarcisio Della Senta, Javier González Molina, Matti Palo, Erkki Lehto, Riitta Hjerppe
      Pages 23-45
    3. Juha I. Uitto
      Pages 47-58
  4. Importance of Forests

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Brent Sohngen, Roger Sedjo, Markku Kanninen, Gerardo Mery
      Pages 61-69
    3. Janaki Alavalapati, P.K.R. Nair, David Barkin
      Pages 71-83
    4. David Tomberlin, Joseph Buongiorno, José Alvarado Alegría, Kaisa Korhonen, Matti Palo
      Pages 85-96
    5. Jussi Uusivuori, Susanna Laaksonen-Craig
      Pages 97-103
  5. Global Forum

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Ian R. Hunter, Ian R. Calder, Tom Hatton
      Pages 107-119
    3. Robert K. Dixon, Carlos Eduardo Frickmann Young
      Pages 121-134
    4. Pentti Hakkila, Gerald C. Monela
      Pages 135-148
    5. Bengt Kriström, Mattias Boman, Sebastião Kengen
      Pages 149-161
  6. Regional Forum

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-164
    2. Alexander Horst
      Pages 197-205
    3. Philip Wardle, Bruce Michie
      Pages 207-217

About this book


In the 1990s the world community has arrived at a particularly in developing countries and in econo­ historical turning point. Global issues- the decline mies in transition. These three organizations have of biological diversity, climate change, the fate of different backgrounds and focuses, but have found forest peoples, fresh water scarcity, desertification, it relevant and rewarding to their core operations to deforestation and forest degradation - have come collaborate in WFSE activities. The intention of to dominate the public and political debate about these organizations is to continue supporting the forestry. In the economic sphere, forest industries WFSE research and developing the mutual collab­ have assumed global dimensions. oration. The World Forests, Society and Environment In the year 2000,WFSE took on anewchallenge, Research Program (WFSE) is a response by the re­ extending its research network to involve five new searchcommunity to thisglobalization. The WFSE Associate Partners: the Center for International slogan 'Globalization calls for global research' re­ Forestry Research (CIFOR) in Indonesia;the Cent­ flects both the means and the end of the program. er for Research and Higher Education on Natural The program is involved in promoting and execut­ Resources of Tropical America (CATIE) in Costa ing research in different parts of the world, and Rica; the International Centerfor Research inAgro­ through its publications and communications net­ Forestry (ICRAF) in Kenya; the World Forestry work, linking researchers worldwide.


Forest sector Forestry Scale Sustainable forest management Urban forestry biodiversity climate change development forest

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-7171-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0664-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1566-0427
  • Series Online ISSN 1566-0427
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