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Sustainable Farm Forestry in the Tropics: Social and Economic Analysis and Policy

Edited By: S R Harrison and J L Herbohn

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Jul 2001 | #122011 | ISBN: 1840647205
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Examines the constraints that limit the development of small-scale forestry in tropical environments and how they can be overcome.


Part 1 Setting the scene: evolution of small-scale forestry in the tropics, S.R. Harrison and J.L. Herbohn; historical background to plantation development in the topics - a North Queensland case study, D. Lamb et al; silvicultural research and development of new plantation systems using rainforest tree species, D. Lamb and R.J. Keenan. Part 2 Timber benefits and market considerations: financial analysis of a two-species farm forestry mixed stand, J.L. Herbohn and S.R. Harrison; estimating invetment risk in small-scale plantations of rainforest cabinet timbers and eucalypts, S.R. Harrison et al; predicting yields and returns to smallholder plantation forestry - a Philippines case study, T.J. Venn et al; the role of portable sawmills and chainsaw milling in tropical small-scale forestry, D.B. Smorfitt et al; choice of timber inputs by small to medium sized cabinet-making forms in Queensland and the implications for the marketing of lesser-known tropical species, J.L. Herbohn et al; developing export markets for Australian forest products, M.A. Cox and M.J. Quayle. Part 3 Non-wood benefits: the importance of non-timber products in tropical small-scale forestry, S.R. Harrison and J.L. Herbohn; the valuation impact of reforestation on degraded farm land, S.T. Harrison et al; economic evaluation of riparian revegetation options in North Queensland, M.E. Qureshi and S.R. Harrison; the inclusion of non-wood benefits in reporting systems of forest enterprises, K.F. Herbohn et al. Part 4 Developing policies to encourage small-scale forestry in the tropics: taxation in the forestry setting, D.B. Smorfitt et al; landholders attitudes to and participation in farm forestry activities in sub-tropical and tropical eastern Australia, N.F. Emtage et al; keys to smallholder forestry in developing countries in the topics, R.N. Byron; lessons from social and community forestry in the tropics, with particular reference to India and the Philippines, S.R. Harrison et al; institutional impediments to farm forestry, S.M. Vize and C. Creighton; stumpage price determination and investment in Australian forests - implications for plantation and small-scale producers, M.J. Quayle and M.A. Cox; towards a vibrant tropical small-scale forestry industry - imperatives, opportunities and challenges, S.R. Harrison and J.L. Herbohn.

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