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The Challenge of Sustainable Forest Management: What Future for the World's Forests?

128 pages, Illus, b/w photos

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #33666 | ISBN: 9251033706
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Decribes the need for new and improved methods of assessing the vlaues of services provided by forests, including indirect benefits, which would greatly improve the prospects for meeting the funding needs for sustainable forest management. Also addressed is the need to confront many economic and social problems which, although arising outside the forests, have major impacts on the forest resource. Please note: technical aspects arising from these issues are covered in greater depth in Readings in Sustainable Forest Management.


Sustainability in a changing world; The world's forests; Why are forests important; Dealing with conflicting interests; Forest management options; Laws, institutions and people; The International dimension; The way ahead.

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