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Forest products have become scarce for local communities in the Philippines. After decades of severe deforestation, a net gain in forest area has only been observed in recent years for the first time. This paper seeks to broaden the understanding of forest livelihood relationships at the turning...

Author(s)
Wiebe, P. C.; Zhunusova, E.; Lippe, M.; Velasco, R. F.; G√ľnter, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 135,
Abstract

Climate change poses a variety of threats to ecosystems, biodiversity, and human lives. Mangrove forest is one of the key nature-based solutions that address climate change and its impacts while providing socio-economic and ecological services. With the increasing frequency of extreme weather...

Author(s)
Agaton, C. B.; Collera, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2022, 503,
Abstract

Forests in the Philippines, and many other developing countries in the tropics, have been extensively cleared over recent decades. There have been increasing efforts to reforest these cleared lands to achieve both socio-economic and environmental objectives. To date, planted forests have been...

Author(s)
Hai Dinh Le; Smith, C.; Herbohn, J.; Huong Nguyen
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2021, 40, 4, pp 401-430
Abstract

The Marinduque Island, which is a part of the Marinduque province, is a small but densely populated island within the Luzon Islands Group. The island surrounded by the water of the Sibuan Sea, the island has an area of 959 square kilometers and a population of 245 000 people. Flat plains, low...

Author(s)
Akylbekov, K.; Atasoy, E.; Issagaliyeva, E.; Mendybayev, E.; Berdenov, Z.; Espaldon, M. V. O.
Publisher
Universitatea din Oradea Romania, Oradea, Romania
Citation
GeoJournal of Tourism and Geosites, 2022, 44, 4, pp 1459-1471
Abstract

Discrepancies in trade statistics can be normal or benign and attributed to a wide variety of unintentional factors, or in some instances within the timber products sector, such discrepancies can be associated with "systemic" factors that distort trade statistics, including (i) measurement and...

Author(s)
Liu Fei; Wheiler, K.; Ganguly, I.; Hu MingXing
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2020, 11, 2,
Abstract

This study identifies the important factors that contribute to or inhibit forest transitions in nine Asian countries: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Philippines, and Vietnam. A qualitative comparative analysis method was used to determine which conditions or...

Author(s)
Youn YeoChang; Choi JunYeong; Jong, W. de; Liu JinLong; Park MiSun; Camacho, L. D.; Tachibana, S.; Nguyen Din Huudung; Bhojvaid, P. P.; Damayanti, E. K.; Wanneng, P.; Othman, M. S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2017, 76, pp 14-24
Abstract

Executive Order (EO) 23 provides for the strict implementation of a national forest certification (FC) system to steer the forestry sector into a sustainable path. Furthermore, EO 318 on sustainable forest management (SFM) also requires an FC system for the country to transition from a traditional ...

Author(s)
Tolentino, N. L.; Dolom, P. C.; Palacpac, A. B.; Casin, M. C. S.; Bugayong, L. A.; Villanueva, M. M. B.; Capinpin, H. L. L.; Nicmic, J. C.; Donoso, L. A.
Publisher
Science and Technology Information Institute, Manila, Philippines
Citation
Philippine Journal of Science, 2021, 150, 3, pp 1027-1035
Abstract

Forest transition (FT) over the last three decades has attracted much academic attention. In this paper we present a comparative study of FT to assess regional variety in nine countries in Asia: China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Laos and Vietnam,...

Author(s)
Liu JinLong; Liang Ming; Li LingChao; Long HeXing; Jong, W. de
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2017, 76, pp 25-34
Abstract

Forest transition (FT) has taken place in many developing countries in recent decades. Analysis of developing countries FT is mostly based on case studies and exploring a limited set of drivers that result in forest cover change. This paper attempts to identify and explain trends in forest cover...

Author(s)
Jawaid Ashraf; Rajiv Pandey; Jong, W. de
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2017, 76, pp 35-44
Abstract

The massive spread and growth of invasive alien plant species (IAPS) such as Piper aduncum L. (PA) endanger the natural ecosystem. Utilizing their woody biomass as feedstock through gasification to produce renewable energy can reduce risk and provide better incentives to rural communities. Heating...

Author(s)
Rantael, R. O., Jr.; Bambase, M. E., Jr.; Pampolina, N. M.; Demafelis, R. B.; Detras, M. C. M.; Belonio, A. T.
Publisher
Science and Technology Information Institute, Manila, Philippines
Citation
Philippine Journal of Science, 2022, 151, 1, pp 465-485

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