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Tropical Deforestation - C. J. Jepma

Tropical Deforestation

Paperback ISBN: 9781853832383
Number Of Pages: 336

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An assessment of the underlying socio-economic causes of deforestation, using a specially developed, integrated model to analyze forestry and land-use, and to examine the consequences of different policy alternatives. The results show how policy measures limited to dealing only with timber which is internationally traded are doomed to fail in slowing down deforestation processes, and that only measures which address the interests of those immediately affected will have any success. A crucial survey and analysis for policy makers, practitioners and researchers.

List of tables, figures and boxes
List of abbreviations and acronyms
Preface and acknowledgements
Introductionp. 3
Tropical Rainforestsp. 5
Forest Productsp. 22
Tropical Forest Managementp. 48
Forestry and Timber Trade Modelsp. 69
Agriculture in the Humid Tropicsp. 85
Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Main Tropical Regionsp. 137
Model Integrationp. 161
Scenario Analysis and Model Simulationsp. 217
App. 1 Public policy and deforestation in Amazoniap. 262
App. 2 The Indonesian case: logging and deforestationp. 285
App. 3 Exports of tropical timber by main exporting countriesp. 296
App. 4 Export shares in total timber productionp. 297
App. 5 SARUM: regional disaggregationp. 298
App. 6 List of background documentsp. 300
Bibliographyp. 301
Indexp. 313
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ISBN: 9781853832383
ISBN-10: 1853832383
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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