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Forest certification in developing and transitioning countries: part of a sustainable future?

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Cashore, B and Gale, F and Meidinger, E and Newsom, D, Forest certification in developing and transitioning countries: part of a sustainable future?, Environment, 48, (9) pp. 6-25. ISSN 0013-9157 (2006) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.3200/ENVT.48.9.6-25

Abstract

Forest certification emerged in the early 1990s as a market-driven way to limit the destruction wrought on tropical forests, giving consumers, retailers, and manufacturers the opportunity to purchase products derived from environmentally and socially responsible forest operations. Although certification caught on in the developed world, it has struggled in developing countries, where it is most needed. What must happen to garner support for certification?

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:governance, certification, standards, forest, Asia-Pacific, sustainability
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Political Science
Research Field:Comparative Government and Politics
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Government and Politics
Objective Field:Political Systems
Author:Gale, F (Associate Professor Fred Gale)
ID Code:43474
Year Published:2006
Web of Science® Times Cited:13
Deposited By:Government
Deposited On:2006-08-01
Last Modified:2014-06-03
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