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Quantitative Techniques In Participatory Forest Management

Author : Eugenio Martinez-Falero
ISBN : 9781466569256
Genre : Nature
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Forest management has evolved from a mercantilist view to a multi-functional one that integrates economic, social, and ecological aspects. However, the issue of sustainability is not yet resolved. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management brings together global research in three areas of application: inventory of the forest variables that determine the main environmental indices, description and design of new environmental indices, and the application of sustainability indices for regional implementations. The book outlines a public participatory process to assess sustainability in forest management. It explores a new approach that links human and natural systems, reconsiders our interdependence with the diversity of life, and recognizes our role in a unique and complex system. The book also identifies quantitative indices that provide a vast amount of information on soil, landscape, and ecological functioning. It highlights the importance of these indices for public information programs on participatory processes and provides an operating procedure to identify the degree of convergence in the utility of multiple evaluators. The last chapter describes a downloadable computer application that integrates the techniques explained in the book. Users accessing the application are offered a map representing their preferred forest management plan in the study zone. They are also given a map with the results of their corresponding community of evaluators, including the numerical and qualitative data for both. The system stores a record of the visit, including the visitor's profile and responses, to progress towards the joint forest management plan. The quantitative techniques highlighted in this book create the basis for the development of scientific methodologies of participatory sustainable forest management. It details the methodology for the design of a forest management plan that best suits a specific preference system.

Integrating Geomatics And Participatory Techniques For Community Forest Management

Author : Gavin H. Jordan
ISBN : UOM:39015050242158
Genre : Community forests
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Guide To Participatory Tools For Forest Communities

Author : Kristen Evans
ISBN : 9789792446562
Genre : Community forestry
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Simpler Forest Management Plans For Participatory Forestry

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ISBN : MINN:31951P008786283
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Forests Farmers And The State

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ISBN : 9781843691112
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Participatory Forest Management And Livelihoods Of Ethnic People

Author : Tapan Kumar Nath
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133167820
Genre : Nature
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This book makes a significant academic contribution because the study enriches the theories of social capital, governance and participatory forestry by making use of the evidence of empirical data collected in the field-work in Bangladesh. It also provides great policy implications in the field of rural development. - Professor Makoto Inoue This is a timely and important book addressing a vital topic for the planet's future, namely how to maintain both tropical biodiversity and the cultures of the peoples living in and around them. It draws on experiences from Bangladesh of shifting cultivation, and shows how careful analysis of people's livelihoods combined with participatory forest management programs can make a difference. A clear and cogent account, and essential reading for a wide variety of disciplines. - Professor Jules Pretty

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00713181F
Genre : Forests and forestry
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Econometric Methods For Analyzing Economic Development

Author : Schaeffer, Peter V.
ISBN : 9781466643307
Genre : Business & Economics
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Exploring and understanding the analysis of economic development is essential as global economies continue to experience extreme fluctuation. Econometrics brings together statistical methods for practical content and economic relations. Econometric Methods for Analyzing Economic Development is a comprehensive collection that focuses on various regions and their economies at a pivotal time when the majority of nations are struggling with stabilizing their economies. Outlining areas such as employment rates, utilization of natural resources, and regional impacts, this collection of research is an excellent tool for scholars, academics, and professionals looking to expand their knowledge on today’s turbulent and changing economy.

Incentives For Joint Forest Management In India

Author : Ian Hill
ISBN : 082134143X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Joint Forest Management (JFM) has emerged as an important intervention in the management of India's forest resources. This report sets out an analytical method for examining the costs and benefits of JFM arrangements. Two pilot case studies in which the method was used demonstrate interesting outcomes regarding incentives for various groups to participate. The main objective of this study is to develop a better understanding of the incentives for communities to participate in JFM.

Resources Planning And Environmental Management In A Changing Caribbean

Author : David Barker
ISBN : 9766401349
Genre : Business & Economics
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This volume reports on contemporary research by geographers and others into resource management and planning issues in the Caribbean region. The common theme is the search for developmental strategies that focus on social and economic needs without further deterioration of the resource base.

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