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Riches of the Forest : fro Health, Life and Spirit in Africa
Stock Code CIFOR0056, CIFOR 2004 Paperback 116 pages Price USD 15.00
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Throughout Africa, non-timber products (NTFPs) such as plants and bush meat are in daily use, providing crucial resources for local livelihoods. Despite research that has focused on NTFPs there is still a lack of knowledge regarding the importance of these forest products.

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A Manual of Diseases of Eucalypts in South-East Asia
Stock Code CIFOR0054, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 98 pages Price USD 10.00
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This manual represents an outcome of 10 years of work by the authors in South-East Asia. It focuses on the main diseases and pathogens of eucalypts found in the region and will assist in disease diagnosis. Summaries of published work on the pathogens and recommendations for their control are provided.

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Assistance to Forestry : Experiences and Potential for Improvement
Stock Code CIFOR0045, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 120 pages Price USD 15.00
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Assistance given to forestry as Official Development Assistance (ODA) is often problematic. It is well known that commitment and ownership in developing countries are needed in order to achieve succes. The lessons learnt from past projects are seldom applied and funding agencies need to change their approach. This study argues the best way to overcome current problems is to support developing countries' own strategies for overall development or in a selected sector.

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Fast-Wood Forestry : Myths and Realities
Stock Code CIFOR0035, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 50 pages Price USD 0.00
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This title provides a comprehensive analysis of the arguments for and against fast-wood plantation. It separates fact from fiction, science from speculation, truth from misinformation. Fast-Wood Forestry explores in detail the impact of the industry on biodiversity, soil and water resources.

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La Gestion Forestal Municipal en America Latina
Stock Code CIFOR0046, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 236 pages Price USD 20.00
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Local Forest Management : The Impacts of Devolution Policies
Stock Code CIFOR0040, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 208 pages Price USD 33.00
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Local Forest Management is built around careful and illuminating case studies of the effects of devolution policies on the management of forests in several Asian countries. The studies demonstrate that devolution policies - contrary to the claims of governments - have actually increased governmental control over the management of local reources, and at a lower cost to the state.

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Municipal Forest Management in Latin America
Stock Code CIFOR0053, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 236 pages Price USD 20.00
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This book offers the result of extensive research into the issue in six Latin American countries : Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras & Guatemala. The different chapters reveal important forest management experinces promoted by the municipal governments in varied regional, national and local contexts.

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Rehabilitation of Degraded Forests to Improve Livelihoods of Poor Farmers in South China
Stock Code CIFOR0043, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 97 pages Price USD 15.00
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This report documents the results of four case studies in south China in which farmers, local officials and researchers analysed the problems of degraded forests and forest lands, and formulated options for their solution.

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Riches of the forest : Food, pices, crafts and resins of Asia
Stock Code CIFOR0050, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 115 pages Price USD 15.00
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The richness of Asia's forests is reflected in the manifold products that are part of our daily lives. This publication, apart from being entertaining to read, may help you as a demanding consumer, to make more informed choices while shopping around next time.

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When the Dutch Disease met the French Connection : Oil, Macroeconomics and Forests in Gabon
Stock Code CIFOR0047, CIFOR 2003 Paperback 70 pages Price USD 12.00
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The report contains eight sections including the introduction. The second section will briefly describe the history and current status of forest resources ini Gabon. The third will look at macroeconomic changes since the start of the oil era.

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Tapping the Green Market : Certification & Management of Non-Timber Forest Products
Stock Code CIFOR0036, CIFOR 2002 Paperback 456 pages Price USD 40.00
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Tapping the Green Market explains the use and importance of market-based tools such as certification and eco-labelling for guaranteeing best management practices of NTFPs in the field. Using extensive case studies and global profiles of NTFPs, this book not only furthers our comprehension of certification processes but also broadens our understanding of NTFP management, harvesting and marketing.

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Forest Resources and People in Bulungan
Stock Code CIFOR0021, CIFOR 2001 Paperback 184 Pages Price USD 20.00
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Elements for a history of settlement, trade and social dynamics in Borneo, 1880-2000.

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