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Changing landscapes : the development of the International Tropical Timber Organization and its influence on tropical forest management

Author: Duncan Poore
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2003.
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This is the history of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO); its aims policies and achievements through drawing on contemporary records and the author's own wide experience. The book uses examination of past successes and failures to formulate a 21st-century agenda for the most practical ways of improving the management of forests and deciding forest policies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Poore, Duncan.
Changing landscapes.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2003
(DLC) 2003003706
(OCoLC)51647640
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Poore
ISBN: 9781849770712 1849770719 1417522364 9781417522361 9781136570094 1136570098 1280475986 9781280475986
OCLC Number: 55894315
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 290 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The rise and fall of forests --
Sustainable forest management: a response to destruction --
Genesis of a treaty: the ITTA takes shape --
ITTO's early days: optimism and experiment --
First assessment: living in a fool's paradise --
From Abidjan to Bali: a radical new agenda --
The case of Sarawak --
Ferment, 1990-1992 --
Tropical forests, or all forests? renegotiating the ITTA --
Has the tropical timber trade any leverage? policies, 1991-1995 --
The many roads from UNCED --
ITTO's road to 1995: ENGOs diverge --
1995-2000: getting on with the job --
Year 2000 report: the curate's egg? --
Reaction: false start, new energy --
Policies into action: some case studies --
ITTO: agent of change --
Changing landscapes, future prospects --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Duncan Poore.

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