Risk Analysis for Movements of Live Aquatic Animals



Multiple-use forest
management in the
humid tropics

Opportunities and challenges for sustainable forest management
FAO Forestry Paper 173



FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2013

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Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Acronyms
Executive Summary
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1. Introduction

    Defining MFM
    Reasons for the poor implementation of MFM at the stand level
    Why is MFM important?
    Objectives
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2. Methodology

3. Regional assessments

    Overview

    Forest characteristics
    Ownership and management rights
    Socio-economic aspects
    Status of forest management
    Amazon Basin
    Forest policy and institutions
    Overview of the forest situation in target countries
    Perceptions of MFM
    Overview of identified MFM initiatives
    Main constraints on MFM
    Enabling factors for implementing MFM systems
    Conditions for MFM implementation
    Southeast Asia
    Forest policy and institutions
    Overview of the forest situation in target countries
    Overview of identified MFM initiatives
    Main constraints on MFM
    Enabling factors for implementing MFM systems
    Congo Basin
    Forest policies and institutions
    Overview of the forest situation in target countries
    Perceptions of MFM
    Overview of MFM identified initiatives
    Main constraints on MFM
    Enabling factors for implementing MFM systems
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4. Global survey

5. Synthesis

    Overview of management objectives and outputs
    Constraints on MFM implementation
    Key variables influencing MFM implementation

    Forest tenure and use rights, and responsibility for management decisions
    Forest condition
    Management objectives and outputs
    Forest certification
    Value-added and economic benefits
    Policy and institutional frameworks

    Moving forward
    Information needs and research gaps
    Recommendations

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6. References

Annex 1. Database structure of MFM initiatives

Annex 2. Survey questionnaire

Annex 3. Analysis of survey questionnaire

Annex 4 Summary table of selected MFM cases


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