1. It is possible to transform largely deforested landscapes into lush tropical forests, supporting rich biodiversity, in just a few years. Based on the work of Chiang Mai University's Forest Restoration Research Unit since 1994, "How to Plant a Forest" shows how the framework species method of...
  2. Packed with information and illustration, Working with Your Woodland gives woodland owners all the basics necessary for making key decisions. The revised edition reflects fundamental changes in the way private woodlands are viewed. Today they must be seen as part of the whole earth rather than an...
  3. Shaping Forest Management argues that participation is now essential to contemporary forest management, details some benefits of participation, including the conservation of natural resources and the fostering of sustainable rural livelihoods, discusses the importance of effective management...
  4. This study, based on field work in India, brings out the multiplicity of debates, policies and practices that Joint Forest Management embodies.
  5. 2009-01-20 This comprehensive treatise begins with chapters on the development, ecological foundations, and the status of agroforestry in the US. Separate chapters cover technical aspects of the five major agroforestry practices, namely windbreaks, silvopastures, alley cropping, riparian forest buffers, and...
  6. The aim of this report is to provide information about biomass that is of interest for forest and energy planners. It will mainly deal with present and potential end uses of different kinds of biomass, and with methods to estimate biomass qunatities. It will also discuss the effects of different...
  7. The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a non-profit, scientific facility that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscapes management around the world. With our global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the...