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Forest Certification: Roots, Issues, Challenges and Benefits

By: K Vogt, BC Larson, JC Gordon, DJ Vogt and A Fanzeres

374 pages, Tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #106643 | ISBN: 0849315859
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Examines the historical roots of forest certification, the factors that guide the development of certification protocols, the players involved in certification, the factors determining the customers to be certified, and the benefits of certification.


Roots of certification.- Certification: who benefits, characterization of the clientele, geographic location of clientele, and which groups are excluded from becoming certified.- Terminology and issues intrinsic to certification.- Direct and indirect impacts of natural resource management practices on the ecosystem and their relationship to certification criteria.- Case study and evaluation of the dominant certification protocols.- Synthesis discussion of issues relevant to certification.- Challenges and benefits of certification.

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