Efficacy of Removing Natural Forests from Timber Production as a Strategy for Conserving Forests

Several countries of the Asia-Pacific region have imposed total or partial logging bans (or similar restrictions on timber harvesting) in response to the rapid decline of natural forests. These actions, often taken in response to natural disasters, have been seen as a strategy to protect and conserve forests. Other countries in the region are considering harvest bans or restrictions, along with other strategies, to further forest conservation. These countries may look to experience elsewhere for indications of the efficacy of such measures. The seventeenth session Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) requested FAO to implement a "Study of the Efficacy of Removing Natural Forests from Timber Production as a Strategy for Conserving Forests".

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Environment and natural resources policy and administration
  • Forest policy and administration
  • Forest protection
  • Forest trade and finance
  • Logging and timber
  • Plantation timber
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Yes
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License CC-BY-3.0-IGO
Author (corporate) Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Publication place Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
Publisher Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Publication date 2000
Keywords V4MF,FLEGT,APFC,FAO,Timber harvesting,Asia-Pacific
Date Uploaded July 23, 2018, 18:50 (UTC)
Date Modified October 22, 2018, 02:43 (UTC)