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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Sus
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: tropics, humid, environment, agriculture, sustainable
Number of Pages: 728
Published: 1993
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14240

Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Tropics provides critically needed direction for developing strategies that both mitigate land degradation, deforestation, and biological resource losses and help the economic status of tropical countries through promotion of sustainable agricultural practices. Index.

Author: Grahame Applegate
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: lessons, learned, information, gaps, tropics, practices, benefits, improved, timber, harvesting, pays
Number of Pages: 45
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9793361425
ISBN-13: 9789793361420

Introduction; Timber harvesting in the tropics; Components of reduced-impact logging; Incentives for and constraints on the adoption of improved timber harvest activities; Disaggregation of Cost and benefits of improved harvesting practices by component; Variation in Cost and benefits of implementing RIL among different forest types; Conclusiones and recomendations.

Author: Toshie Nishizawa
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: management, changing, environments, sustainable, america, tropics, latin, fragile
Number of Pages: 340
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 928080877X
ISBN-13: 9789280808773

The major dilemma facing Latin America is the need to exploit natural resources for economic development and the equally pressing need to find alternatives to prevailing destructive models of resource development. This study focuses in turn on Peruvian and Brazilian Amazonia, North-East Brazil and tropical Latin America as a whole, with chapters addressing human-induced changes in the neotropics, interactions and complementarity between tropical and non-tropical regions, and land-tenure strategies for the tropics.

Author: Howard F. Schwartz
Publisher: CIAT
Keywords: tropics, problems, production, bean
Number of Pages: 750
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 9589183042
ISBN-13: 9789589183045

Author: E. K. Sadanandan Nambiar
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: february, proceedings, pietermaritzburg, south, africa, workshop, forests, management, productivity, tropical, plantation, site
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 9798764331
ISBN-13: 9789798764332

Eucalypt plantations in the humid tropics. Eucalyptus plantations in the equatorial zone, on the coastal plains of the Congo. Eucalypt and pine plantations in South Africa. Plantations of Eucalyptus urophylla S.T. Blake. Acacia mangium plantations in PT Musi Hutan Persada, South Sumatra, Indonesia. Eucalypt plantations in Monsoonal tropics - Kerala, India. Eucalypt plantations in South-Western Australia. Pine plantations on the coastal lowlands of subtropical Queensland, Australia. Chinese fir plantation in Fujian Province, China.

Author: Lindsay Falvey
Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD)
Keywords: tropics, dairying, smallholder
Number of Pages: 466
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 0734014325
ISBN-13: 9780734014320

Author: Bernard Dupuy
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: africa, tropics, humid, plantations, timber
Number of Pages: 198
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 9251030200
ISBN-13: 9789251030202
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