About this book
A comprehensive analysis of the economic value of Mediterranean forests.
Introduction, M Merlo and L Croitoru; Part I. Mediterranean forest values; The state of Mediterranean forests, M Merlo, and P Palero, University of Padua, Italy; Concepts and methodology: a first attempt towards quantification, M Merlo and L Croitoru; Mediterranean forest values, L Croitoru and M Merlo; Part II. Country situations; Morocco, M Ellatifi, Department of Water, Forests and Desertification Control, Morocco; Algeria A Nedjahi and M Zamaum, National Institute of Forest Research, Algeria; Tunisia, H Daly-Hassen, National Institute of Research on Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry, Tunisia, and A Ben Mansoura, Arab Center for Studies of Arid Zones and Drylands, Syria; Egypt, L Croitoru; Palestine, R Ghattas, N Hrimat and J Isaac, Applied Research Institute Jerusalem, West Bank; Israel, A Gafni, Jewish National Fund, Israel; Lebanon, E Sattout, S Talhouk and N Kabbani, American University of Beirut, Lebanon; Syria, I Nahal and S Zahoueh, Aleppo University, Syria; Turkey, M F Turker, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey, M Pak, Kahramanmaras Sutcuimam University, Turkey, and A Ozturk, Kaftas University, Turkey; Cyprus, Department of Forests, Cyprus; Greece, V Kazana, Technological Education Institute of Kavala, Greece, and A Kazaklis, Centre for Integrated Environmental Management, Greece; Albania, K Dano, Directorate of Forests and Pastures, Albania; Croatia, R Sabadi, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and D Vuletic and J Gracan, Forest Research Institute, Croatia; Slovenia, R Mavsar, L Kutnar and M Kovac, Slovenian Forestry Institute, Slovenia; Italy, L Croitoru, P Gatto, University of Padua, Italy, M Merlo and P Paiero; France, C Montagne, J-L Peyron, A Niedzwiedz and O Colnard, Laboratoire d'Economie Forestiere, UMR ENGREF/INRA, France; Spain, P Campos Palacin, Institute of Economics and Geography, Madrid, Spain, E Sanjurjo, Instituto Nacional de Ecologia, Mexico, and A Caparros, Institute of Economics and Geography, Madrid, Spain; Portugal, A M S C Mendes, Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal; Part III. Towards a Mediterranean forests multipurpose policy; Institutional and policy implications in the Mediterranean region, P Gatto and M Merlo; Decentralization and participation: key challenges for Mediterranean public forest policy, E Rojas Briales, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain; The need for an international agreement on Mediterranean forests, A M S C Mendes