Title Keywords Stock Number Year ISBN
     
homepage about earthprint distribution how to order
Keep up to date with our latest titles by subject area that most interest you: click here
AA
accounts
africa
Agriculture
Air Pollution
Animals
Biodiversity
Business and Sustainable Development
Cement
Chemicals
Children
Climate
Conservation
Desertification
Disaster Prevention
Earth Sciences
Eco-efficiency
Economic and Social Development
Economics
Ecosystems and Habitats
Education
Energy
Environment and Sustainability
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Awareness
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Governance
Environmental Management
Environmental Politics
Environmental Science
Finance
Fisheries
Food and Nutrition
Forestry
General
Globalization
Governance
Green Economy
Health and Environment
Impact Assessment
Industry & Environment
Information Systems
Land
Law
Mountains
Natural Resources
Natural Sciences
Nature
NGOs and Institutions
Oceans and Seas
ok
Ozone
Participation and Training
Plant Resources of Tropical Africa
Plants
Policy and Planning
Poverty
Protected Areas
Recycling
Renewable Energy
royal
Species
Statistics
Sustainable Development
test123
Tourism
Trade
Transportation
Urban Environment and Development
Waste Management
Water
Our Environmental Policy
Privacy Statement
Returns Policy
Your Security
You are here: product details  
Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World
 
 
CIFOR 2009 Price: USD $95.00
Binding: Paperback 413 Pages
Stock Number: CIFOR0144
ISBN: 9781844077564
Ships in: 1-2 days
Publication Type = Book
Author: Laura A. German, Alain Karsenty and Anne-Marie Tiani
  QTY  
Print Version
   

Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of decentralization and its outcomes - most of which suggest an underperformance of governance reforms - and explores the viability of different governance instruments in the context of weak governance and expanding commercial pressures over forests.

Findings are grouped into two thematic areas: decentralization, livelihoods and sustainable forest management; and international trade, finance and forest sector governance reforms. The authors examine diverse forces shaping the forest sector, including the theory and practice of decentralization, usurpation of authority, corruption and illegality, inequitable patterns of benefits capture and expansion of international trade in timber and carbon credits, and discuss related outcomes on livelihoods, forest condition and equity. The book builds on earlier volumes exploring different dimensions of decentralization and perspectives from other world regions, and distills dimensions of forest governance that are both unique to Africa and representative of broader global patterns. The authors ground their analysis in relevant theory while drawing out implications of their findings for policy and practice.

 
0 items: USD $ 0.00
 
view cart checkout
Enquiry Desk
Do you need any assistance before you order? simply contact us at
enquire@earthprint.com
 
Follow earthprint on Twitter
United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Center for International Forestry Reasearch
Center for International Forestry Reasearch
 World Business Council for Sustainable Development
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
 
 
 
We accept the following cards online, click here for more information
 
     
© Copyright Earthprint Ltd. All rights reserved. Website Designed & Maintained By Global Images ltd