A Goal-Oriented Approach to Forest Landscape Restoration by David Pullar, David Lamb (auth.), John Stanturf, Palle

By David Pullar, David Lamb (auth.), John Stanturf, Palle Madsen, David Lamb (eds.)

While recovery ecology has frequently aimed to re-create a few putative extra ‘natural’ ecological country, wooded area panorama recovery (FLR) has emerged during the last decade as an process aimed extra at restoring typical features, whereas targeting assembly human needs.

With a view to exploring the sensible capability of this strategy, this publication attracts jointly a crew of specialists from the traditional and social sciences to debate its good fortune to this point in addressing serious concerns similar to biodiversity, ecological functionality, and human livelihoods. employing rules of panorama ecology, recovery ecology, making plans idea and clash administration, the publication offers a chain of case experiences which record the strategy, and discusses how the procedure will help with precedence environment for the future.

The booklet will supply a worthy connection with graduate scholars and researchers attracted to ecological recovery, woodland ecology and administration, in addition to to pros in environmental recovery, typical source administration, conservation, and environmental policy.

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1 Future Perspectives Expected Knowledge Management Developments The integrative concept of (Forest) Landscape Restoration can be expected to contribute substantially to the formulation of one common discourse, in addition to the sectoral discourses which are usually heard. J. Hendriks et al. of economic and ecological aspects and better combine livelihood and biodiversity goals. Economic and ecological aspects will probably become ever more integrated. Livelihood and biodiversity goals can be much better combined if we really set out to do so.

These patterns have led to the proportion of the GDP accounted for by timber production declining between 1997 and 2003. Such extensive deforestation and forest degradation has raised regional and global concerns since this deforestation has been among the largest sources of carbon emissions in developing countries. But large areas of damaged forest lands also represent a potential resource of immense value (ITTO 2002). The Government has long been aware of the declining forest resources. 2 These latter have included the establishment of forest plantations, promoting community forestry and designating new conservation areas.

Siregar et al. The Restoration Approach Restoration necessarily involves dealing with socio-economic aspects as well as biophysical issues. Nawir et al. (2007) pointed out that various factors need to be addressed in a rehabilitation effort if it is to be sustained. These include having an appropriate project design to ensure the generation of multiplier effects and using appropriate forestry extension programs to ensure the adoption of a rehabilitation approach by community. There must also be an enabling policy framework to resolve socio-economic problems.

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