Money?

RAP PUBLICATION 2004/04

PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP
FORESTS FOR POVERTY REDUCTION:
Can Community Forestry Make Money?

1-2 September 2003
Beijing, China

Editors
H.C. Sim, S. Appanah and W.M. Lu

Jointly organized by
Chinese Academy of Forestry
Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions
Forestry Research Support Programme for Asia and the Pacific
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2004

 

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ISBN No: 974-7946-51-3

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CONTENTS

FOREWORD

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

1 Opening speech
Qu Guilin

2 Speech at the opening ceremony
Jin Min

3 What rewards community forestry?
S. Appanah

4 Dependency on non-timber forest products by the Ma minority ethnic group in southern Central Highlands of Viet Nam
Vo Van Thoan

5 Establishing a national non-timber forest products development body
Woon Weng-Chuen

6 Sustainable harvesting of non-timber forest products: the role of gender in the Philippines
Arsenio B. Ella

7 The role of gender in community forestry and agroforestry in Pakistan
Mamoona Wali Muhammad

8 Community forestry in Cambodia
Ly Chou Beang and Lao Sethaphal

9 Community forestry in the Philippines: a country report
Felix M. Eslava Jr.

10 The Community-Based Resources Management Project (CBRMP) as a model to reduce Filipino poverty
Angelito B. Exconde

11 Models, practices and programmes of community forestry in Kalimantan
Tien Wahyuni

12 Community forestry for poverty reduction-lessons learned in Indonesia
Subarudi, Maman Mansyur Idris, Budiman Achmad and M. N. Iman

13 Community forestry in Mongolia
Lamjav Dorjtseden

14 Community forestry for poverty reduction in Bangladesh
Mohammad Zashimuddin

15 Farm forestry and its contribution to rural livelihoods in Viet Nam
Vo Dai Hai

16 Bhutan’s forests and forest research strategies for poverty reduction
M.R. Moktan

17 Sustainable poverty alleviation model for community forestry in a mountainous region of China
Xu Jiaqi, Tim Zachernuk and Zhao Yongjun

18 Afforestation of saline soils in South Asia-a case study
Shams-ur-Rehman

19 Rethinking principles of reforestation: using local knowledge for reforestation
Yang Congming

20 Tree-based farming systems for poverty alleviation in semi-arid tropics - an Indian experience
C. Doreswamy

21 Community-based reforestation and management of mangroves for poverty reduction in the east coast of India
T. Ravishankar and R. Ramasubramanian

22 The contribution of community forestry to rural livelihood in Thailand
Chudchawan Sutthisrisilapa

23 Practices of the Sino-German Finance Cooperation Afforestation Project
Dai Chengdong and Jiang Lijuan

24 Potential of customary forest resources management system for sustainable forestry
Gan Tingyu

25 Forest tenure system and reform in China
Zhang Lei and Dai Guangcui

26 Forestry policy, non-timber forest products and rural economy-the case for Sri Lanka
Amara Liyanaarachchi

27 Outputs of the group discussions and the plenary session

28 List of participants

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