Changing Landscapes: The Development of the International Tropical Timber Organization and Its Influence on Tropical Forest Management [NOOK Book]

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This is the history of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO); its aims, policies and achievements, through drawing on contemporary records and the author's own wide experience. The book uses examination of past successes and failures to formulate a 21st-century agenda for the most practical ways of improving the management of forests and deciding forest policies.
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Changing Landscapes: The Development of the International Tropical Timber Organization and Its Influence on Tropical Forest Management

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Overview

This is the history of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO); its aims, policies and achievements, through drawing on contemporary records and the author's own wide experience. The book uses examination of past successes and failures to formulate a 21st-century agenda for the most practical ways of improving the management of forests and deciding forest policies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136570087
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/29/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 290
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures, tables and boxes
Foreword
Preface
List of acronyms and abbreviations
1 The rise and fall of forests 1
2 Sustainable forest management: a response to destruction 11
3 Genesis of a treaty: the ITTA takes shape 27
4 ITTO's early days: optimism and experiment 39
5 First assessment: living in a fool's paradise 49
6 From Abidjan to Bali: a radical new agenda 63
7 The case of Sarawak 74
8 Ferment 1990-1992 98
9 Tropical forests, or all forests? Renegotiating the ITTA 113
10 Has the tropical timber trade any leverage? Policies 1991-1995 129
11 The many roads from UNCED 143
12 ITTO's road to 1995: ENGOs diverge 153
13 1995-2000: getting on with the job 165
14 Year 2000 Report: the curate's egg? 172
15 Reaction: false start, new energy 208
16 Policies into action: some case studies 225
17 ITTO: agent of change 243
18 Changing landscapes, future prospects 247
App. 1 Definitions 259
App. 2 The London Environmental Economics Centre report and certification 261
Notes 265
References 277
Index 281
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