This proceedings is based on papers presented at the regional workshop on Forests for Poverty Reduction: Opportunities with CDM, Environmental Services and Biodiversity held at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 27 to 29 August 2003. The editors would like to express their gratitude to the APAFRI Secretariat for the compilation and proofreading of the manuscripts. We are thankful to the organizing committee for the tremendous amount of effort and time spent in organizing this successful workshop. The financial and in-kind contributions of the various organizations, FORSPA-FAO, Seoul National University, Korea Forest Economics Society, the Northeast Asia Forest Forum, Korea Forest Service and Yuhan-Kimberly, have made this workshop possible and are gratefully acknowledged. We owe our most sincere thanks to the various invited speakers and participants for their active participation and invaluable contributions during this workshop. Many of them have edited their presentations to meet our editing requirements for the publishing of this proceedings.