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Forests and forestry in the Greater Mekong Subregion to 2020

Subregional report of the second Asia-Pacific forestry sector outlook study










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    In the 12 years since the first Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study was completed in 1998, the region has experienced tremendous changes in nearly every aspect. These changes have been particularly profound in the forestry sector, where society has dramatically increased its demands and expanded its expectations of forests and forestry. This subregional report for East Asia summarizes the key findings and results collated under the second Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study - a com prehensive effort spanning nearly four years and involving all member countries of Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission. The current report synthesizes observations and findings from four East Asian country reports, numerous thematic reports and a review of current and past publications in providing analyses of the status and trends of forests and forestry in East Asia. The publication analyses key factors driving changes in forestry in the region and sets out three scenarios for 2020: High growth, Low growth and Green economy. The report also outlines priorities and strategies to move the subregion's forestry sector onto a more sustainable footing and to provide continued benefits to future generations.
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    Southeast Asian forests and forestry to 2020
    Subregional report of the second Asia-Pacific forestry sector outlook study
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    In the 12 years since the first Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study was completed in 1998, the region has experienced tremendous changes in nearly every aspect. These changes have been particularly profuound in the forestry sector, where society has dramatically increased its demands and expanded its expectations of forests and forestry. This book summarizes the key findings and results collated under the second Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study - a comprehensive effort spanning nearly four years and involving all member countries of Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission. The current report synthesizes observations and findings form eight Southeast Asian country reports, numerous thematic reports and a wide ranging review of current and past publications in providing analyses of the status and trends of forests and forestry in Southeast Asia. The publication analyses key factors driving changes in forestry in the region and sets out four scenarios for 2020: Hard times, Slow and steady, Overburn and Living on the edge. The report also outlines priorities and strategies to move the subregion's forestry sector onto a more sustainable footing and to provide continued benefits to future generations.
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    South Asian forests and forestry to 2020
    Subregional report of the second Asia-Pacific forestry sector outlook study
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    In the 14 years since the first Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study was completed in 1998, the region has experienced tremendous change in nearly every aspect. These changes have been particularly profound in the forestry sector, especially in the context of increasing demands and expectations of society on forests and forestry. This report on South Asia summarizes the key findings and results collated under the second Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study - a comprehensive effort sp anning nearly four years and involving all the member countries of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission. Based on seven country outlook reports and numerous thematic studies, the report provides an assessment of developments in the South Asian forestry sector, linking it with larger societal changes. It gives an overview of the forestry sector, including the economic, social and ecological significance of forests and summarizes major developments, including changes in demand for forest products and ecosystem services, specifically highlighting resource constraints in the subregion. The publication analyses the key factors driving developments in the sector, scenarios that may unfold and how forests and forestry are likely to evolve to the year 2020. The report also outlines priorities and strategies to enhance forestry's contribution to societal well-being.

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