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Sustainable forest management

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July 26, 2010

Will Japan finally cut her timber?

I chose an article from The Japan Times again, which was published back on 24 January 2010.  The article may be located here (or here).

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July 2010

GEF Publishes Brief on Financing for Sustainable Forest Management and REDD+

July 2010: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has published a brief describing its investment programme for sustainable forest management (SFM) and reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of carbon stocks ( REDD+), as well as opportunities for funding of forest-related activities in the fifth GEF cycle (GEF-5).

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Ireland calls for timber to be included in offsetting scheme

The Irish Parliament is calling on the EU to agree that the country can used forest carbon sinks to offset its non-Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) emissions.

Sustainable forest management in the tropics – panacea of folly?

A note by the Editor of ForestIndustries.EU: We wrote this article a long time ago. Many significant events happened since then and a huge amount of new knowledge has been collected by the global community:

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August 13, 2009

Uganda: Growing Trees for Cash; a Long Term Lucrative Venture

When Mr Ponsiano Besesa sold his four-storey-hotel in Kampala to invest in forestry in February last year, people thought he was going mad. But the old man had calculated and knew very well that trees would reap him more than what a hotel would.

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November 24, 2009

Nova Scotia restoring forests damaged by the spruce bark beetle

The provincial government of Nova Scotia is restoring forests in Cape Breton's Mabou Highlands ravaged by the spruce bark beetle.

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November 19, 2009

Forestry is improving at Ciego de Ávila province

According to data of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Cuba is one of the few countries of the world where forest areas grow every year.


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