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Forestry Outlook Study for Africa

Regional report - opportunities and challenges towards 2020










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    ETUDE PROSPECTIVE DU SECTEUR FORESTIER EN AFRIQUE - Les forêts africaines: une vision pour 2020 2003
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    This summary report on the Forestry Outlook Study for Africa provides an overview of the probable directions of development of the forest sector in Africa to the year 2020. It outlines the potentials and challenges in the sustainable management of forest resources taking into account policy, institutional, demographic, economic, technological and environmental changes. Examining the impact of driving forces and probable scenarios, it gives an indication of what may happen in the next two decades if the present trends persist. Also outlined are priorities and strategies to enhance the forest sector's contribution to societal welfare.
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    Nature & Faune Vol. 25, Issue 2
    Economic and social significance of forests for Africa¿s sustainable development
    2011
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    This issue examines the ¿Economic and social significance of forests for Africa¿s sustainable development¿. It addresses efforts of African nations to sustainably manage their forests. Authors share cases and experiences highlighting attempts made by forest and natural resource managers to develop innovative partnerships with new stakeholders outside the traditional forest sector. The present edition of Nature & Faune points out where to obtain information on the contribution of wildlife to nati onal economies. The regular feature Country Focus shines the spotlight on Lesotho. The special article features the socioeconomic value of forests in Rwanda where wood for fuel and other uses are harvested from planted forests, while natural forests are protected. On the menu are eleven other articles presenting diverse and rich views of the theme from Zambia, Gabon, South Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon and Ghana, as well as subregional perspectives from West and Central Africa. These articles and features are set within the context of International Year of the Forests 2011. Keywords: Non-wood forest products, entrepreneurship, forest-lands, socioeconomic contribution of forests, wildlife, renewable natural resources management in Africa
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    Forestry Outlook Study For Africa. Report of the East Africa Planning Meeting 17-19 April 2000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    forestry Outlook Study for Africa - Planning Meeting Report
    2000
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    Proceedings of the meeting including a summary of the resulting recommendatiions and the text of papers presented.

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