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Rehabilitation of degraded forests in Thailand: policy and practice

Literature: Journal Articles Available at NO COST

Sharp, A. & Nakagoshi, N. 2006, "Rehabilitation of degraded forests in Thailand: policy and practice", Landscape and Ecological Engineering, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 139-146.

Contact Info

alice@siit.tu.ac.th

Affiliations

Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand

Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan

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ASEAN Biodiversity

Description

  • This article provides an overview of efforts to rehabilitate degraded lands in Thailand. The authors synthesized articles and government policies on the subject to understand different plans of action for the government.
  • The authors give detailed descriptions of and conduct a political and economic analysis of different restoration options including industrial and private forest plantations of a single species and community forest management.
  • Based on their analyses, they outline the challenges facing forest rehabilitation efforts and specific areas that need improvement.

Geographical Region

  • Mainland Southeast Asia
  • Country

  • Thailand
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