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  • The Economic Theory of Community Forestry

    1st Edition

    By David Robinson

    Community forestry is an expanding model of forest management around the world. Over a quarter of forests in developing countries are now owned by or assigned to communities and there is a growing community forestry movement in developed countries such as Canada and the USA. There is, however, no…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • The Global Economics of Forestry

    1st Edition

    By William F. Hyde

    This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Forests, Business and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajat Panwar, Robert Kozak, Eric Hansen

    Forests are under tremendous pressure from human uses of all kinds, and one of the most significant threats to their sustainability comes from commercial interests. This book presents a comprehensive examination of the interactions between the forest products sector and the sustainability of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Handbook of Forest Resource Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shashi Kant, Janaki Alavalapati

    It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • Land Grabbing in Africa

    The Race for Africa’s Rich Farmland, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fassil Demissie

    The sign that ‘Africa is on Sale’ has been appearing with regular frequency in major newspaper accounts across the world, indicating that large amounts/expanses of Africa’s rich farmlands are being sold to transnational investors, usually on long-term leases, at a rate not seen in decades – indeed…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Stevens Hummel

    There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Gender and Forests

    Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Marlène Elias

    This enlightening book brings together the work of gender and forestry specialists from various backgrounds and fields of research and action to analyse global gender conditions as related to forests. Using a variety of methods and approaches, they build on a spectrum of theoretical perspectives to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals, 1st Edition

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

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