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The forestry sector in Moldova faces significant governance and sustainability challenges. The insufficient level of forest coverage in Moldova has a serious impact on environment and overall economic growth in the country. The situation is exacerbated by the reportedly intense pressure on forest resources exerted by the human factor. Illegal logging and grazing are considered as signif ...

SUBJECT: wood harvesting; degraded lands; judiciary; local communities; community forests

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The World Bank's revised forest policy came into being in 2002 and covers all types of forests. It has the following key objectives: (i) harnessing the potential of forests to reduce poverty in a sustainable manner; (ii) integrating forests effectively into sustainable development; and (iii) protecting vital local and global environmental services and values. The policy enables the bank ...

SUBJECT: savannas; vegetation cover; logging; state forestry; forest policy

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The World Bank's revised forest policy came into being in 2002 and covers all types of forests. It has the following key objectives: (i) harnessing the potential of forests to reduce poverty in a sustainable manner; (ii) integrating forests effectively into sustainable development; and (iii) protecting vital local and global environmental services and values. The policy enables the bank ...

SUBJECT: forest reserves; degraded lands; natural resource management; tropical moist forests; public participation

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A Choice Experiment Survey of Communities in Nepal

Dissanayake, Sahan T. M. et al. [2015]

A significant portion of the world’s forests that are eligible for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, known as REDD , payments are community managed forests. However, there is little knowledge about preferences of households living in community managed forests for REDD contracts, or the opportunity costs of accepting REDD contracts for these communities. This p ...

SUBJECT: forestry program; forest monitoring; community forests; forest environment; forestry training

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In the Middle East and North Africa Region, forest resources are generally limited, as is their contribution to GDP, and it is for this reason their importance is often overlooked. However, forestry's contribution to natural resource and environmental management, is significant, which should not be underestimated. The report, implemented as an input to the development of a Bank Forestry ...

SUBJECT: soils; natural resource management; forest land management; water resources; natural resources management

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This forest policy note (FPN) offers an outside view of the Moldovan forestry sector, provides some strategic guidance to help define sector goals, and identifies opportunities for consideration in the continued development of the sector and for the implementation of the Moldova and World Bank (WB) country partnership strategy (CPS). This study is based on a number of short visits to Mo ...

SUBJECT: wood harvesting; degraded lands; forest monitoring; community forests; logging

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Vietnam's forests remain dependent on public resources, including international development assistance, for the delivery of public and private services that include timber production, state forest management, forest protection and biodiversity conservation, and extension and research. Public subsidies are also provided to smallholder forest owners to stimulate investments into the secto ...

SUBJECT: species; resin tapping; plantation forestry; logging; forestry training

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The Forests Sourcebook is divided into two parts. The first contains an introduction to the book plus seven chapters covering topics associated with enhancing the contribution of forests to poverty reduction, engaging the private sector, meeting the growing demand for forest products, optimizing forest functions at the landscape level, improving forest governance, mainstreaming forest c ...

SUBJECT: forest monitoring; forest biodiversity; community participation; species; community forests

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The Amazon forest greatly influences the global climate and may be coming under increasing threat due to climate change. This report explores the relationship between the Amazon, climate, and the changes in this relationship that are underway as a result of forest destruction and the release of heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere. The paper seeks to interpret the best information available ...

SUBJECT: environment.forestry.forestry deforestation.forestry deforestation causes; agriculture and food.forest policies and management; forest; environment.natural resource management.natural resource management forests; climate change.forestry

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Turkey : Forestry Sector Review

World Bank [2001-06-27]

The report identifies the challenges, and opportunities the forestry sector faces in Turkey, where twenty five percent of the country's land area is covered by forests, with significant economic, environmental, and cultural functions. The challenges identified in the review include poverty, land tenure, the need to establish multi-purpose, participatory forest management planning, and, ...

SUBJECT: degraded lands; natural resource management; forest ecosystems; community participation; water resources

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