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The sustainable forestry handbook : a practical guide for tropical forest managers on implementing new standards

Author: Sophie Higman; International Institute for Environment and Development.; SGS Forestry.
Publisher: London : Earthscan Publications, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide for forestry managers, this text looks at international forestry standards, what these standards require and how the requirements can be met. In keeping with international standards, the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sustainable forestry handbook.
London : Earthscan Publications, 1999
(OCoLC)626491512
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sophie Higman; International Institute for Environment and Development.; SGS Forestry.
ISBN: 1853835994 9781853835995
OCLC Number: 41018146
Notes: "IIED, SGS."
Description: xiii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction to International Standards for Forest Management --
Ch. 1. What is Sustainable Forest Management? --
Ch. 2. Why Implement Sustainable Forest Management? --
Ch. 3. Defining Sustainable Forest Management in Practice --
pt. 2. What Do the Standards Require? --
Ch. 4. The Legal and Policy Framework --
Ch. 5. Sustained and Optimal Production of Forest Products --
Ch. 6. Protecting the Environment --
Ch. 7. The Well-Being of People --
Ch. 8. Plantations --
Ch. 9. Performance Requirements --
pt. 3. Using an Environmental Management System --
Ch. 10. Sustainable Forest Management Policy --
Ch. 11. Planning --
Ch. 12. Implementation --
Ch. 13. Checking --
Ch. 14. Management Review --
pt. 4. Meeting the Requirements --
Ch. 15. Planning --
Ch. 16. Implementation in the Forest --
Ch. 17. Monitoring --
pt. 5. Tackling Social Issues --
Ch. 18. Why Social Issues are Important --
Ch. 19. Working with Stakeholders --
Ch. 20. Conditions of Employment --
Ch. 21. Monitoring Social Impacts --
Ch. 22. Dealing with Erroneous Perceptions and Unrealistic Expectations --
pt. 6. Forest Management Certification --
Ch. 23. Why Become Certified? --
Ch. 24. Which Standards Can be Used for Forest Certification? --
Ch. 25. The FSC Certification Process --
App. 1. The Standards --
App. 2. Technical Examples --
App. 3. International Conventions --
App. 4. Useful Contacts --
App. 5. Basic Science.
Responsibility: Sophie Higman [and others].

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