Back to basics: field-level forestry
April, 2012. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). ASIA-PACIFIC FORESTS AND FORESTRY TO 2020. Forest Policy Brief 02. 2 pages
Institutional frameworks that fail to provide incentives to invest in forest management and a succession of high-level national and international priorities in forestry mean that field-level activities are often overlooked. The health and vitality of forests in the Asia-Pacific region and their productivity are often compromised as a result. With demands on forests increasing and climate change threatening, efforts to maintain ecosystem services and benefits from forests should focus attention on effective management at the field level.
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Keywords: h. Institutional Arrangements, i. Awareness & Capacity Building, Other Publications, Asia, field, Fire, fire management, Forest, management, REDD, reduced impact logging, RIL