Promising approaches to natural forest management in Latin America

Complete Title: 
Promising approaches to natural forest management in Latin America
Non IUCN Publication
Imprint: 
Washington DC : USAID, 1991
Physical Description: 
1 VHS Cassette, NTSC, (38 min.)
Publication Year: 
1991
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Presentation of two projects on sustainable forest management. Economic, social and ecological aspects are described. Film demonstrates how timber and non-timber products can be extracted while maintaining forest cover and avoiding serious damage to biodiversity. Proposed policy recommendations: 1. Need for security of land tenure, 2. Good sustainable management practices, 3. Lending policies favoring natural forest land use. Technical recommendations: 1. Vertical integration: harvesting, processing, marketing, 2. Demonstration projects, 3. Cultural sensitivity.

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Number of copies: 
1
Language(s): 
English
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Record updated: 2020/04/10