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Tropical timber trade policies

Panayotis N. Varangis

Tropical timber trade policies

what impact will eco-labeling have?

by Panayotis N. Varangis

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Published by International Economic Dept., World Bank in Washington, D.C. (1818 H St., NW, Washington DC 20433) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Lumber trade -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics.,
    • Forest policy -- Tropics.,
    • Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics.,
    • Eco-labeling.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Panayotis N. Varangis, C.A. Primo Braga, and Kenji Takeuchi.
      SeriesPolicy research working papers ;, WPS 1156
      ContributionsBraga, Carlos Alberto Primo, 1954-, Takeuchi, Kenji, 1932-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1156
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1137294M
      LC Control Number94104923

        Establish an official working group at the Central Government level to formulate a national policy to address illegal logging, illegal timber trade and deforestation both in and outside China. This working group should facilitate collaboration and coordination, and include officials overseeing forestry, environment, trade, and development. Description. This book responds to the call for more research on transnational environmental crime and its governance by investigating the illegal trade in electronic waste (e-waste) and tropical timber, major forms of transnational environmental crime.

      This book examines development issues, particularly spatial integration, in Sub-Saharan Africa regarding its tropical timber trade, and the related formal-informal operational turf creation, control and dynamics. Focusing primarily on Ghana, Owusu examines the scramble to control the timber trade by various political and socio-economic interests, from the colonial to the neo-liberal era. international timber trade may have in promoting efficient and sustainable use of forest resources. This book is of interest to those concerned with forest management and policy, trade and environment, and with the economics of conservation and resource use. The Economics of the Tropical Timber Trade By BarBier/Burgess Bibliography.

      the UNECE Timber Committee and the FAO European Forestry Commission, is to analyse the long-term outlook for the sector and its implications for policy. International Forest Sector Institutions and Policy Instruments for Europe: A Source Book provides an overview of the main policy relevant international actors, both governmental and non-. The effects of log export ban (LEB) policy and dynamics of global tropical timber markets on the growth of Ghanaian timber industry were studied. The purpose was to follow the trend in the growth of timber industry from to using Fisher index and semi-log regression analysis.


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Tropical timber trade policies by Panayotis N. Varangis Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Economics of the Tropical Timber Trade provides a detailed analysis of the economic linkages between the trade and forest degradation. Based on a report prepared for the ITTO, it looks at current and future market conditions and assesses the impacts on tropical forests of both the international timber trade and domestic by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Varangis, Panayotis N.

Tropical timber trade policies. Washington, D.C. ( H St., NW, Washington DC Tropical timber trade policies: what impact will eco-labeling have.

(English) Abstract. About 20 percent of the total production of tropical timber is traded internationally. But for Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and some countries in West-Central Africa, tropical timber trade accounts for more than 50 percent of production.

Although Cited by:   Book Description This book responds to the call for more research on transnational environmental crime and its governance by investigating the illegal trade in electronic waste (e-waste) and tropical timber, major forms of transnational environmental crime.

Gale explains why international negotiations have not produced a sustainable solution to tropical rainforest degradation. Using an innovative, critical approach to international regimes, the author analyzes the structure and operation of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).

The international timber trade provides a detailed overview of the entire timber and timber products business. It is arranged in three sections: Chapters 1 to 3 provide a background starting with an historical perspective, an overview of the worldwide forest resource and going to Tropical timber trade policies book the properties of wood, types of products, trends in.

Downloadable. About 20 percent of the total production of tropical timber is traded internationally. But for Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and some countries in West-Central Africa, tropical timber trade accounts for more than 50 percent of production.

Although the tropical timber trade has often been blamed for deforestation, the authors find that it contributes much less to. The revision of the Forest Law came into effect on 1 July,and for the first time provides a legal basis for tackling the illegal timber trade.

This book responds to the call for more research on transnational environmental crime and its governance by investigating the illegal trade in electronic waste (e-waste) and tropical timber, major forms of transnational environmental crime. Although Japanese practices have improved somewhat since the early s, corporate trade structures and purchasing patterns, timber prices, wasteful consumption, import tariffs, and.

Joint ITC-ITTO report on tropical timber trade – provides theoretical framework for assessing policy-makers and professionals in government, trade and industry as they work to grow the further The study on which this book is based was commissioned and funded by the International Tropical Timber.

The accelerating decline of many of the world's forests represents one of the greatest problems and opportunities facing the global community. However little it may be recognized in its full scope, the forests crisis constitutes a profound and often irreversible degradation of both the biosphere and humanity's prospects.

In this chapter, I analyse the size, structure and mode of operation of the tropical timber trade and examine the social forces that emerge from this industry structure. Keywords Indigenous People Social Force Indigenous Group Environmental Movement Tropical Deforestation.

It examines the environmental consequences of the trade on boreal, temporal and tropical regions, and its impacts for local people working and living in the forests. It also looks at the changing nature of the trade, and assesses current national and international initiatives to address the impacts of deforestation.

/08/05 Brazilian businesses seek sustainable development agenda for Amazon. For this and other timber market news, read the July edition of the ITTO MIS timber market report. /07/16 The value of EU imports of wooden furniture from outside the bloc topped €7 billion in10% more than the previous year.

For this and other timber market news, read the July Using an innovative, critical approach to international regimes, the author analyzes the structure and operation of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).

He shows how the timber industry and producing- and consuming-country governments created a blocking alliance that favoured developmentalist interests and ideas.

From policy to reality: ‘Sustainable’ tropical timber production, trade and procurement A critical analysis on forestry governance in Malaysia and the timber importation and procurement policies of Japan, South Korea and Australia.

10 October, Timber Trade Policy to Support Sustainable Forest Management English In People and Forest: Policy and Local Reality in Southeast Asia, the Russian Far East, and Japan.

It provides an introduction to the ecological, historical and socioeconomic trends that have influenced contemporary forest management and explores the complex political forces that have shaped the trade in tropical timber and its regulation.

The book also traces the origins of the International Tropical Timber Agreement (ITTA) and shows how it. Eurostat, the Timber Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Forestry Section of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) collect and collate statistics on the production and trade of wood through their Joint Forest Sector Questionnaire.

"The Economics of the Tropical Timber Trade provides a detailed analysis of the economic linkages between the trade and forest degradation. Based on a report prepared for the ITTO, it looks at current and future market conditions, and assesses the impacts on tropical forests of both the international timber trade and domestic demand.This book examines development issues, particularly spatial integration, in Sub-Saharan Africa regarding its tropical timber trade, and the related formal-informal operational turf creation, control and dynamics.

and organizational changes that have occurred in the region resulting from national and international development policies, such. The area of tropical forests that are sustainably managed is up from 36 million hectares in to 53 million hectares, according to a report from the International Tropical Timber Organization published this week.

But that is still only 10 per cent of all productive tropical forests.