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Forest communities and the marketing of lesser-used tropical hardwoods in Mesoamerica

Forest communities and the marketing of lesser-used tropical hardwoods in Mesoamerica

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Published by Editorial Ducere, S.A. in [Mexico, D.F .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community forestry -- Central America.,
  • Hardwood industry -- Central America.,
  • Hardwoods -- Central America.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRené Forster ... [et al.]. ; translation, Cathy Barnett and Karen Eaton.
    ContributionsForster, René., International Institute of Tropical Forestry (Río Piedras, San Juan, P.R.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16117311M
    ISBN 109687864478

    'This admirable book provides extensive information on useful and potentially useful tropical forest trees of South-East Asia, including physical attributes and tree behavior, longevity, climatic factors, soils, chemical properties and different woods, and processes of drying' (Julia F. Morton, Economic Botany 49(3): , ). The Mexican Forest Code establishes structural reference values to differentiate between secondary and old-growth forests and requires a management plan when secondary forests become old-growth and potentially harvestable forests. The implications of this regulation for forest management, restoration, and conservation were assessed in the context of the .

    Start studying Chapter 6 Ancient Mesoamerica. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Maya city in the rain forest of Guatemala. palaces, temples, mounds, and other buildings tree that grows abundantly in the tropical forests of the Maya Lowlands and bears an edible fruit, also called breadnut. Forest resources remain vital to the survival of many rural communities, though the level of forest reliance varies across a range of sites and socio-economic settings. This article investigates variation in forest utilization across households in three ethnic groups living near a forest restoration area in Sumatra, Indonesia. Survey data were collected on households, .

      The Forest Products Development and Marketing Council of the Guyana forestry Commission, in an effort to educate consumers on a wider range of timbers has embarked on a campaign to publicise consumers of the characteristics and properties of these lesser used species. ¡¡ Source: ITTO ' Tropical Timber Market Report.   The RUNA foundation’s mission is to look for new ways to create value for tropical forests that benefit local people and forest eco- systems. They conduct scientific and participatory research, engage in community outreach, and promote cultural exchange. Bobby is a retired field conservationist with 3. United States Department of Agriculture.


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Forest communities and the marketing of lesser-used tropical hardwoods in Mesoamerica Download PDF EPUB FB2

BibTeX @MISC{Forster_forestcommunities, author = {René Forster and Harald Albrecht and Mirna Belisle and Arturo Caballero and Hugo Galletti and René Forster and Harald Albrecht and Mirna Belisle and Arturo Caballero and Hugo Galletti and Dawn Robinson}, title = {Forest Communities and the Marketing of Lesser-used Tropical Hardwoods in Mesoamerica}.

English title: Forest communities and the marketing of lesser-used tropical hardwoods in Mesoamerica : (Translation of Comunidades forestales y el mercadeo de maderas tropicales poco comerciales de Mesoamerica) Authors: Forster, R.; Albrecht, H.

Keywords: Forest products marketing, lesser-used species, international trade, new product introduction, market orientation, tropical timber species. INTRODUCTION. Forest communities and the marketing of lesser-used tropical hardwoods in Mesoamerica. Col. Molino de Rosas, Mexico: Editorial Ducere: p.

[Financing and technical support for this study came from the United States Department of Agriculture/Forest Service through its International Insitute for Tropical Forestry [sic] and the United States. Introduction This report presents the results of a survey of the Ghanaian wood processing industry that was conducted to obtain information related to the marketing of lesser-used tropical timber.

With its diverse indigenous populations and its 31 million hectares of wet and dry tropical forests, Mexico ranks sixth among countries with the largest tropical forest areas [9,10].Approximately 60% of Mexico’s forested area (including both temperate and tropical forests) is managed by local communities [].This depth of experience has made Mexico a leading example of community-based forest.

Difficulty in smallholder timber marketing is widely observed in developing countries. As noted by Scherr (, p. ), ‘most forest-product markets, and market institutions and policy.

In Guyana the Forest Product Development and Marketing Council (FPDMC) has published a similar hand book to that of the GFTN which includes information on the key mechanical and physical properties and potential end use applications of some of the Lesser Used Species in Guyana.

Request PDF | Application of the Global Forest Products Model to predict deforestation due to the wood sector through | Background/Question/Methods Although the wood.

Status of commercial and non-commercial tree species in Sitapahar Reserve Forest of Bangladesh. By: Pinaki Chowdhury, Sanjay Saha Sonet, M. Monzer Hossain Sarker, Tusher Kumer Ray, Shourav Dutta, Sanjoy Das, M.

Mahbub Kabir, M. Akhter Hossain, M. Kamal Hossain Key Words: Widely used species, Traditional uses, Lesser used species, Conservation. Despite regional deforestation threats, the state of Quintana Roo has maintained over 80% of its territory in forests.

Community forest management (CFM) has played a pivotal role in forest cover and biodiversity conservation in the region. In this article, we present the institutional, socioeconomic and environmental conditions under which community-based forest. The forestry sector of Zambia includes forest and logging and the downstream processing activities involving wood and NWFPs.

The ZFAP ofForest Policy ofand Forest Act of provide for wood industry development and community participation in forest management and utilization. The NEAP of led to the development of the. Forest gardening is a low-maintenance, sustainable, plant-based food production and agroforestry system based on woodland ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennial vegetables which have yields directly useful to humans.

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GUYANA’S efforts to increase the usage of the Lesser Used Species (LUS) of timber locally were complimented by two international timber organisations. In a recent conversation between Amy Smith, manager, wood sector engagement of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and International Wood Products Association (IWPA), said emphasis was placed on.

Welcome to FAO's NWFP-Digest-L a free e-mail journal that covers all aspects of non-wood forest products. A special thank you to all those who have shared information with us. an area of continuous tropical forest larger than western Europe, since it is home to up to 30 percent of the planet's species and is a source of medicines.

International Forestry Review. Sign In View Cart Help. growing tropical forest plant, capable of being cultivated in association with other trees, and providing additional goods like timber and firewood, fruits, construction materials, honey, resin, medicine and materials for ritual ceremonies.

The ecological impact of the different cacao cultivation systems is discussed. The focus. World Trade in Forest Products 2. University of Washington Press, Seattle and London. Erfurth, T.

and Rusche, H. (a). The Marketing of Tropical Wood, A: Wood species from African tropical moist forests. FAO, Rome. Erfurth, T. and Rusche, H. (b). The Marketing of Tropical Wood, B: Wood species from South American tropical moist forests.

Two new endemic species of Bactris, found in the understorey of humid forest on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, are described and illustrated. Bactris ana-juliae is m tall, and B. herrerana is m tall. American Antiquity Millon, R.

When Money Grew on Trees: A Study of Cacao in Ancient Mesoamerica. Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University. University Microfilms, Ann Arbor. Nations, J., and R. Nigh The Evolutionary Potential of Lacandon Maya Sustained-Yield Tropical Forest Agriculture. Journal of Anthropological Research   Public Policy and Administration Research ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.3, No.5, The Impact of Forest Policy and Land Tenure System on Bamboo Development in.Rather than repeat the ample contents of several recent analyses of the rates and drivers of tropical forest loss and recovery (e.g., Pfaff et al.WrightCorlettKöthke et al.KrupnickRautner et al.Wilcove et al.Laurance et al.