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Keepers of the forest : land management alternatives in Southeast Asia

Various authors discuss the problems and possible solutions to deforestation through cooperative action between state forest agencies and forest communities. Projects in many parts of Southeast Asia are described
Print Book, English, ©1990
Kumarian Press, West Hartford, Conn., ©1990
xxv, 289 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
9780931816819, 9780931816802, 9780931816826, 0931816815, 0931816807, 0931816823
Historical perspectives. The evolution of forest management systems in Southeast Asia / Mark Poffenberger
A history of state forest management in Java / Nancy Lee Peluso
The changing upland landscape of the northern Philippines / Percy E. Sajise and Elizabeth A. Omegan
Forces and policy issues affecting forest use in northeast Thailand 1900-1985 / James A. Hafner
Tools and techniques for participatory management. Facilitating change in forestry bureaucracies / Mark Poffenberger
Diagnostic tools for social forestry / Jefferson Fox
Communal forest leases as a tenurial option in the Philippine Uplands / Luzviminda B. Cornista and Eva F. Escueta
Identifying appropriate agroforestry technologies in Java / Carol Stoney and Mulyadi Bratamihardja
Empowering communities through social forestry. Evolving management systems in Thailand / Kamon Pragtong and David E. Thomas. (cont.) Migrant farmers and the shrinking forests of northeast Thailand / James A. Hafner and Yaowalak Apichatvullop
Reorienting forest management on Java / Nancy Lee Peluso, Mark Poffenberger and Frances Seymour
Community participation for conservation area management in the Cyclops Mountains, Irian Jaya, Indonesia / Arthur Mitchell, Yance de Fretes, and Mark Poffenberger
The growth of the Philippine social forestry program / Christopher Gibbs, Edwin Payuan, and Romulo del Castillo
Social forestry in Upland Cebu / Salve B. Borlagdan
Steps towards establishing collaborative management / Mark Poffenberger