Saving What Remains


 

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: COSTS AND BENEFITS

COSTS

BENEFITS

  • In the short term may be less economically hence costly        
  • Risks of over-exploitation        
  • Requires intensive research and planning
  • Requires development of markets/infrastructure   
  • Requires compromise and communication
  • Requires mechanisms for education           
  • Requires the resolution of competing claims   forests to forest lands through the institution of new laws
  • May require conflict management mechanisms     
  • May require politically unpopular land reform
  • Involves local people and provides them with rewarding, immediate work, income, and education
  • Preserves functionality and diversity of system while providing a wide range of economic benefits
  • Promotes the diversification of forest products including non-wood forest products (NWFPs)
  • Preserves the natural services provided by forests
  • Provides a niche for indigenous peoples in modern, free market society should they choose
   

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Solutions Introduction
Sustainable Forest Products
Large-scale Forest Products
Medicinal Drugs
Logging
Logging (con't)
Oil
Conservation Priorities
Reserve Size & Valuation
Organization
Intergovernmental Institutions
Communication, Education
Indigenous people
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References (1)
References (3)
References (5)

Sustainable Dev - Agriculture
Eco-tourism
Foods & Genetic Diversity
Medicinal Drugs & Pesticides
Logging (con't)
Cattle
Increasing Productivity
Types of Reserves
Funding
Developing nations
NGOs
International Organizations
Conclusion
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References (2)
References (4)
References (6)

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