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Journal Articles & Books
August 1999
France
Estonia
Belgium
Spain
Germany
Denmark
Australia
Jamaica
United Kingdom
Austria
Niger
Kenya
United States of America
Philippines
Oman
Italy
Netherlands
India
Mexico

The sustainable management and use of groundwater resources as a source of drinking water supplies, for irrigation, and for other consumptive uses, as well as a supplementary source of surface river flows and of wetlands and wildlife habitats, calls for increasing attention to two major and interdependent sources of concern, namely, depletion and pollution.

January 1999
Philippines

The valuation of resources found in the watershed area is important in assessing the impacts of changes in the watershed. While the change will have positive impacts which are short-term in nature, there are long-term environmental damages associated with economic benefits.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 1998
Mexico
Gambia
Tanzania
Philippines
Central America
South America
Southern Asia
Africa

Proceedings of the workshop which focused particularly on gender analysis of rights to land and water, the implications of privatization and water markets for women's access to resources, how women (as well as men) can participate fully in collective action projects and the relation between problems like water scarcity and pollution, multiple uses of water in irrigation systems and gender.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 1998
Philippines

A dynamic model of deforestation and agricultural expansion in the Philippines is developed to elucidate the economic factors driving current land use trends and determine the efficacy of prevailing public forest management regulations. Optimization results are interpreted to show potential gains and intervention areas to improved national forest resource management.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1998
Egypt
Bangladesh
United States of America
China
Sri Lanka
Indonesia
Australia
Greece
Republic of Korea
Thailand
New Zealand
Nepal
Pakistan
Philippines
Singapore
Malaysia
Japan
Myanmar
India
Bhutan
Maldives
Asia

A discussion of the concerns of the environmental movement in the Asia-Pacific region with reference to biological diversity, forest loss, indigenous and forest-dependant people and climate change. The environmental perspective of different aspects of forestry development in the region is elucidated.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1998
Colombia
Philippines
Madagascar
Italy
Indonesia
Bolivia
Niger
Cameroon
Africa
Americas

In December 1997, FAO hosted a workshop, Pluralism and Sustainable Forestry and Rural Development. to exchange information and experiences and to explore mechanisms, methods and fore for optimizing cooperation among the different groups concerned with the management of forest resources.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1998
Fiji
United States of America
Philippines
Singapore
Mexico
Australia
Canada
India
Uruguay
Thailand
Asia
Americas
Oceania

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FOREWORD -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This publication contains the proceedings of the International Sugar Conference held in Fiji from 29 to 31 October 1997.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1998
China
Sri Lanka
Indonesia
Australia
Guinea
Republic of Korea
Uruguay
Thailand
New Zealand
Pakistan
Japan
Malaysia
Philippines
Myanmar
Poland
Cambodia
India
Romania
Mongolia
Asia

A description of Mongolia's forest resource base, including the prevailing socioeconomic, biological and physical environment. The country's forest industries and main wood products are outlined and forest development plans and legislation are presented

Journal Articles & Books
December 1998
Timor-Leste
China
Sri Lanka
Indonesia
Australia
Guinea
Republic of Korea
Uruguay
Thailand
New Zealand
Pakistan
Philippines
Singapore
Malaysia
Japan
Myanmar
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
India
Asia

An overview of the state of Indonesia's forests and forest industries. Future supply and demand and other expected developments are presented in the light of current trends and long term plans.

Reports & Research
December 1998
France
United States of America
Sweden
Peru
Indonesia
Bolivia
Canada
Guinea
Cameroon
Thailand
New Zealand
Nepal
Philippines
South Africa
Malaysia
Italy
Papua New Guinea
United Kingdom
Norway
Suriname
Africa

The Government of South Africa has a major holding of forest land, with a total estate covering 892,000 ha of forest and associated land. Within the state's forest holding there is a wide diversity of forest and land types including: commercial plantations and other afforested land; indigenous forests; legally protected (indigenous) forest areas; and associated bare land.