RAP PUBLICATION 2004/27

ASIA-PACIFIC FORESTRY COMMISSION

What does it take?
The role of incentives in
forest plantation development
in Asia and the Pacific

Thomas Enters and Patrick B. Durst
   
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2004
 

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Cover photo: Stephen Midgley

ISBN 974-7946-60-2

For copies of the report, write to:

Patrick B. Durst
Senior Forestry Officer
FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
39 Phra Atit Road
Bangkok 10200
Thailand
Tel: (66-2) 697 4000
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Introduction

1. The role of incentives in forest plantation development in the Asia-Pacific region - Thomas Enters
2. Plantations in the Asia-Pacific region: an expanding resource - Philip McKenzie, Chris L. Brown and Jim Carle
3. Incentives: key concepts, typology and rationale - Thomas Enters

Country case studies

4. Impact of incentives on the development of forest plantation resources in the Asia-Pacific region: Australian case study - Clive Catton, Adam Gerrand, Annie Josline and Robert Miller
5. Impact of incentives on the development of forest plantation resources in China - Jintao Xu, Nuyun Li and Yiying Cao
6. Impact of incentives on the development of forest plantation resources in India - S.K. Pande and Devendra Pandey
7. Impact of incentives on the development of forest plantation resources in Indonesia, with emphasis on industrial timber plantations in the outer islands - P.H. Guizol and A.L.P. Aruan
8. Impact of incentives on the development of forest plantation resources in Sabah, Malaysia - Chan Hing Hon and Chiang Wei Chia
9. Impact of incentives on the development of plantation forest resources in New Zealand - David Rhodes and John Novis
10. Impact of incentives on the development of forest plantation resources in the Philippines - Romeo T. Acosta
11. The development of forest plantations in Thailand - Narong Mahannop
12. Markets, policy incentives and development of forest plantation resources in the United States of America - Daowei Zhang

Summary and conclusions

13. What does it take? Incentives and their impact on plantation development - Thomas Enters, Chris L. Brown and Patrick B. Durst

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