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Research for Restoring Tropical Forest Ecosystems: A Practical Guide

Authors: The Forest Restoration Research Unit (Cmu) of Chiang Mai University

This book can be used as a practical guide which presents the generic concepts and research protocols that were used to develop successful forest restoration in N. Thailand. By adapting such concepts and protocols locally to indigenous forest ecosystems and their tree floras, it should be possible to develop successful methods to restore forest ecosystems anywhere in tropical SE Asia.


Regreening the Bare Hills. Tropical Forest Restoration in the Asia-Pacific Region

Authors: D. Lamb

In Regreening the Bare Hills: Tropical Forest Restoration in the Asia-Pacific Region, David Lamb explores how reforestation might be carried out both to conserve biological diversity and to improve the livelihoods of the rural poor.

ITTO Guidelines for the Restoration, Management and Rehabilitation of Degraded and Secondary Tropical Forests

Authors: ITTO

This publication, developed by a team of experts from ITTO and organizations such as CIFOR, FAO, IUCN, WWF International and national agencies, is part of a substantial effort by ITTO and its partners to deal with degraded forest and forest land. 

 

Forest Rehabilitation in Vietnam. Histories, Realities and Future

Authors: CIFOR

This report assesses the experiences of forest rehabilitation in Vietnam and draws strategic lessons from these experiences to guide new forest rehabilitation projects. The report highlights lessons from Vietnam's experiences that will be helpful beyond the country border.

Forest rehabilitation in Indonesia. Where to after three decades?

Authors: CIFOR

Rehabilitation activities in Indonesia have a long-history of more than three decades, implemented in more than 400 locations. Successful projects are characterised by the active involvement of local people, and the technical intervention used tailored to address the specific ecological causes of degradation that concern local people. However, sustaining the positive impacts beyond the project time is still the biggest challenge.

The Ecosystem Approach. Learning from Experience

Authors: IUCN, edited by Gill Shepherd

This book follows applications of the Ecosystem Approach over a 5-10 year period in five locations.  Key findings include the vital importance of a full stakeholder analysis, of market analysis and of the promotion of institutional evolution.