Table of Contents
Regional Expert Consultation on
Forestry Policy Development and Research
organised by FAO, IFPRI & FORSPA
Bangkok, October 1992
Dr Neil Byron
Australian National University
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1.1 What is a national forestry policy and what is it for?
1.3 Hitting a moving target
1.4 The process is important
1.5 Some common themes in the country papers
2. Landuse pressures, people and trees
2.1 Population pressures
2.2 Structures of production
2.3 Why are so many of the "Reserved Forests" of Asia treeless?
2.4 Landuse planning
3. Industrial forestry and forest industries
3.2 Industrial plantations
3.3 Pricing & allocation of timber concessions
4. Natural forest management
4.1 The multiple benefits of forests
4.2 Devolution of management to user-groups and communities.
4.3 Farm forestry
5. The policy formulation-implementation-monitoring process
5.1 Policy research
5.2 Institutional support and reform
References and sources