Forests Out of Bounds: Impacts and Effectiveness of Logging Bans in Natural Forests in Asia-Pacific













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RAP PUBLICATION 2001/08

Edited by

Patrick B. Durst
Thomas R. Waggener
Thomas Enters
Tan Lay Cheng

Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission


Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand
2001

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Cover photo: Thomas Enters

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Patrick B. Durst
Senior Forestry Officer
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
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Thailand
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© FAO 2001
ISBN 974-7946-09-2


Table of Contents


Acronyms

Foreword

Preface

1. Logging bans in Asia and the Pacific: An overview - Thomas R. Waggener

2. Impacts and effectiveness of logging bans in natural forests: New Zealand - Alan Reid

3. Impacts and effectiveness of logging bans in natural forests: People’s Republic of China - Yang Yuexian

4. Impacts and effectiveness of logging bans in natural forests: Phillipines - Ernesto S. Guiang

5. Impacts and effectiveness of logging bans in natural forests: Sri Lanka - H.M. Bandaratillake

6. Impacts and effectiveness of logging bans in natural forests: Thailand - Sureeratna Lakanavichian

7. Impacts and effectiveness of logging bans in natural forests: Viet Nam - Vu Huu Tuynh and Pham Xuan Phuong