- tanzania | Forestry The Impact of Buffer Zone Size and Management on Illegal Extraction, Park Protection, and Enforcement Many protected areas or parks in developing countries have buffer zones at their boundaries to achieve the dual goals of protecting park resources and providing resource benefits to neighbouring people. Robinson, Elizabeth J.Z., Heidi J. Albers and Busby Gwen, 2012, “The Impact of Buffer Zone Size and Management on Illegal Extraction, Park Protection, and Enforcement.” Ecological Economics, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2012.01.021
- china | Forestry Projection of Timber Supply and Demand Trends in China Based on an Econometric Model This study provides an overview and analysis of China’s timber market trends over the last two decades, along with projections to the year 2020. He, Hui, and Xu, Jintao (2012), Projection of Timber Supply and Demand Trends in China Based on an Econometric Model, Forest Products Journal V61 N7:543-551.
- kenya | Agriculture Climate change Energy Fisheries Forestry Parks & Wildlife Policy design Kenya State of Environment Report 2010 EfD-Kenya actively participated in the preparation of the Kenya State of Environment (SoE) Report 2010. EfD-K Researchers Dr. Wilfred Nyangena and Geophrey Sikei were authors in the report. Dr. Nyangena was the Lead Author for Chapter 11 of the report which dealt with Policy options for action. Geophrey was a contributing author in Chapter 11 and Chapter 6 dealing with Land, Agriculture and Livestock.
- eeu sweden | Forestry Policy design Conserve or convert? Pan-tropical modeling of REDD–bioenergy competition The land competition between tropical bioenergy plantations and payments for forest carbon conservation (e.g., through an international scheme for Reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, REDD+) is modeled using spatially explicit data on biofuel feedstock (oil palm and sugar cane) suitability and forest biomass carbon stocks. Persson, U. M. 2012. Conserve or convert? Pan-tropical modeling of REDD–bioenergy competition. Biological Conservation 146:81-88.
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