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Management and Conservation of Closed Forests in Tropical America

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Series: FAO Forestry Paper

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #37622 | ISBN: 9251031479
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Important review of the state of the indigenous tropical forests of Central and South America. Six countries are cited as case studies, with an explanation of their policies towards the forests. Future management options are also considered.


Extent and classification of closed forests in tropical America; Forest policies, legislation and administration; State of the resource - inventories and deforestation; Economic factors and wood processing; Research Management programmes and projects; Case studies; General summary - conclusion.

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