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Author Poore, Duncan.

Title Changing landscapes : the development of the International Tropical Timber Organization and its influence on tropical forest management / Duncan Poore
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 290 pages) : illustrations, maps
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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280)
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Subject International Tropical Timber Organization.
Forest management -- Tropics.
Sustainable forestry -- Tropics.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003003706
ISBN 1136570098 (electronic bk.)
1417522364 (electronic bk.)
1849770719 (electronic bk.)
9781136570094 (electronic bk.)
9781417522361 (electronic bk.)
9781849770712 (electronic bk.)