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Incentives for sustainable forest management

Incentives for sustainable forest management

a study in Ghana

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Published by IIED in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 36-39.

    Statementa paper deriving from a joint study by Forestry and Land Use Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development, Uk, Forestry Department Government of Ghana ; James Mayers ...[et al.].
    SeriesIIED forestry and land use series -- no.6
    ContributionsMayers, James., International Institute for Environment and Development. Forestry and Land Use Programme., Ghana. Forestry Department.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16301816M

    strict enforcement of protected areas and incentives for protecting forest areas. Community forest management programs were also implemented. Recent data show that the annual deforestation rate in Indonesia fell from % in to only % in . Wisconsin's forest tax laws encourage sustainable forest management on private lands by providing a property tax incentive to landowners. Two different forest tax law programs currently exist: the Managed Forest Law (MFL) and the Forest Crop Law (FCL).. Both programs encourage proper management of woodlands not only in their purposes and policies, but through a written management plan for a.

    Record-keeping provides a way to assess the benefits of these incentive programs. Not only is record-keeping beneficial for tax filing or saving money, but it also provides information needed to make wise forest management decisions. Forest management for timber is a long-term investment that requires knowledge about the land that is built up. Redefining Diversity and Dynamics of Natural Resources Management in Southeast Asia, Volumes brings together scientific research and policy issues across various topographical area in Asia to provide a comprehensive overview of the issues facing the region.

    The Forest and the Marine Stewardship Councils constitute new global governance institutions using voluntary certification and labelling as market incentives to encourage sustainable management. Utilizing a comparative political economic framework, the authors analyse shifting British, Canadian and Australian responses to the stewardship councils. To achieve the aims of sustainable forest management, Canada had launched a national Model Forest Association, he said, noting that today there were more than 50 such associations around the world.


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