Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission: Development of National-Level Criteria and Indicators for the Sustainable Management of Dry Forests of Asia: Background Papers













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RAP PUBLICATION 2000/08

Bhopal, India
30 November - 3 December 1999

Edited by
Tan Lay Cheng and Patrick B. Durst

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand
June 2000

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Cover photo: Typical dry forest type in Maharashtra State, India

Note: This photo is the right hand portion of the scene portrayed in the photo used in the accompanying volume containing the Workshop Report. When these two photos are put together, the entire scene can be viewed.

Photo credit: M. Kashio

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FOREWORD

WHY NATIONAL AND FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT LEVEL CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF DRY FORESTS IN ASIA? - Froylan Castañeda

ITTO’S ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIENCES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT - Efransjah

SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT FOR DRY FORESTS OF SOUTH ASIA - Ram Prasad

CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT IN BHUTAN, MONGOLIA, NEPAL AND CHINA - Zhu Chunquan, Zhang Shougong, Shi Zuomin and Jiang Zeping

SUMMARIES OF COUNTRY ACTIVITIES RELATED TO MONITORING PROGRESS TOWARD SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT

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