Ensuring sustainable tropical forest rehabilitation: lessons learnt from a comparative analysis across Asia and Latin America

Ensuring sustainable tropical forest rehabilitation: lessons learnt from a comparative analysis across Asia and Latin America

Despite decades of national and international forest rehabilitation initiatives implemented in the tropics, degraded forest ecosystems continue to expand. Ensuring long·lerm sustainability of rehabilitation initiatives along with tangible impacts on local livelihoods is still a major challenge to date. This paper presents the resulls of a cross-country analysi.s from rehabilitation experiences in Asia (China, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Philippines) and Latin America (Brazil and Peru) as an attempt to draw strategic lessons for tropical forest land rehabilitation across the tropics.

Authors: Nawir, A.A.; Guariguata, M.

Topic: analysis,tropical,forests,rehabilitation

Geographic: Asia,Latin America

Publication Year: 2012

Source: Presented at 4th International Ecosummit Ecological Sustainability: Restoring the Planet's Ecosystem Services, in Columbus, Ohio, September 30-October 5, 2012.


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