Forest Concession Policies and Revenue Systems: Country Experience and Policy Changes for Sustainable Tropical Forestry

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If sustainable management of tropical forests is to be accomplished and deforestation brought under control, the on-the-ground performance of existing forest concessions, along with the allocation of new concessions, will have to be strengthened.

This study examines the failures of forest concessions and the loss of tropical forests due to mismanagement during the last two decades. It also emphasizes the potential gains resulting from strengthening the allocation, management, ...

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Overview

If sustainable management of tropical forests is to be accomplished and deforestation brought under control, the on-the-ground performance of existing forest concessions, along with the allocation of new concessions, will have to be strengthened.

This study examines the failures of forest concessions and the loss of tropical forests due to mismanagement during the last two decades. It also emphasizes the potential gains resulting from strengthening the allocation, management, and supervision of concessions by concentrating on improving procedures, introducing performance incentives, and monitoring key performance elements.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780821351703
  • Publisher: World Bank Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/2002
  • Series: World Bank Technical Papers , #522
  • Pages: 124
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Abstract
Acknowledgments
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Executive Summary 1
Ch. 1 Introduction 7
Pt. 1 Forest Concessions Management Options 15
Ch. 2 Forest Concessions Management Issues 17
Ch. 3 Alternative Forest Tenures: Experiences from Selected Countries 29
Ch. 4 Making Forest Concessions Sustainable 39
Pt. 2 Forest Revenue and Pricing Policies 53
Ch. 5 Structure of Forest Prices 55
Ch. 6 Forest Revenues and Pricing in Tropical Forests 59
Ch. 7 Importance of Forest Fees 67
Ch. 8 Developing an Integrated Forest Revenue System 75
Ch. 9 Suggested Forest Pricing Policies for Tropical Forests 79
Ch. 10 Forest Pricing Policies: Summary 87
App Forest Revenue Mechanisms: Summary 89
References 101
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