Forest Codes of Practice: Contributing to Environmentally Sound Forest Operations Proceedings of an Fao/Iufro Meeting of Experts on Forest Prac (Fao Forestry Paper,) by Dennis P. Dykstra

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Number of Pages132
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ISBN 109251039232
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Contributing to environmentally sound forest operations. This report represents a collection of papers on recent efforts to develop guidelines and codes of practices in forest operations and engineering. The papers were presented at the "Meeting of Experts on Forest Practices" which was held from December at the Food and.

Forest codes of practice: contributing to environmentally sound forest operations By D.P. Dykstra and R. Heinrich Topics: CODE OF PRACTICE, FORESTS, ENVIRONMENTAuthor: D.P.

Dykstra and R. Heinrich. Forest codes of practice. Contributing to environmentally sound forest operations. Edited by Dennis P. Dykstra Center for International Forestry Research Bogor, Indonesia and Rudolf Heinrich Chief, Forest Harvesting, Trade and Marketing Branch FAO Forestry Department Proceedings of an FAO/IUFRO Meeting of Experts on Forest Practices Feldafing, Germany December Forest Codes of Practice: Contributing to Environmentally Sound Forest Operations (FAO Forestry Paper) Paperback – 1 July by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Author), Dennis P.

Dykstra (Editor)Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The FAO programme on environmentally sound forest harvesting operations A brief overview of the proposed FAO model code of forest harvesting practice ISO standards on machinery forestry CATIE's contribution to sustainable forest management in the humid tropical forests of.

Contributing to Environmentally Sound Forest Operations: Proceedings of an FAO/IUFRO Meeting of Experts on Forest Practices, Feldafing, Germany, December Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.

ISBN: Category: Forest management. Page: View:   This report and the recently published FAO model code on forest harvesting practice are intended primarily to serve as reference materials to promote forest harvesting practices that will improve standards of utilization, reduce environmental impacts and ensure that forests are sustained for future generations as well as to improve the economic and social contributions of forestry as a.

In Forest Codes of Practice. Contributing to Environmentally Sound Forest Operations. FAO Forestry Paper No, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, pp., Rome, Italy. The information provided in this model code of forest harvesting practice has been compiled with the intend of highlighting the wide range of environmentally sound harvesting practices that are available to forest managers, especially those requiring only a modest level of investment in training and technology.

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Historical background and conceptual framework of. Gasser, D.P. Lessons from California’s forest practices act. In: Dykstra, D.P. and Heinrich, R. (eds.) Forest codes of practice - Contributing to environmentally sound forest operations.

Proceedings of an FAO/IUFRO Meeting of Experts on Forest Practices, Feldafing, Germany, DecemberFAO Forestry PaperIUFRO and FAO. This Code of Practice for Forest Harvesting in Asia-Pacific, which was endorsed by the APFC membership at its seventeenth session in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in Februaryis a product of joint efforts of the APFC members and FAO.

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future generations, and improve the economic and social contributions of forestry as a component of sustainable development”(FAO ).

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Integrating research, policy, and practice for forest resource protection. In: Forest Codes of Practice: Contributing to Environmentally Sound Forest Operations. Heinrich, R. (eds). Forest Codes of Practice Contributing to Environmentally Sound Forest Operations. FAO Forestry Paper Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome.

Nichols, J.D., Evolution and development of a code for private native forestry in New South Wales, Australia. Small-Scale Forestry 6(2), in press. books and monographs, codes of practice on safety and health prepared by experts, and training and workers' education manuals. It also produces the International Labour Review in English, French and Spanish, which publishes the results of original research, perspectives on emerging issues, and book.

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The essence of the workshop held under the theme "Code of Forest Harvesting Practices" was to give a new look and direction in forest operation and management in keeping with the new forestry law.

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