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Tropical forests. Nettai no shinrin

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Abstract

It was in 1950s when felling of tropical forests started in earnest, in 1970s felling of forest trees in Southeast Asia reached its peak and the destnation of exportation of most of them was Japan. Besides, among the present overseas development assistance projects (ODA) of Japan, her role to be played in connection with tropical forests is not small and its funds, which surpass by far the budget for forestry of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), are aiding cooperation projects on forestry in many places in the world. Nevertheless, in Japan, the understanding of tropical forests is insufficient and its realities have not been known. In this article, based on the experience and knowledge of the author who stayed in Kalimantan, various kinds of problems concerning tropical forests are explained, the realities are introduced on information, well trained people, funds and philosophy which are far short in pursuance of the problems of tropical forests. Furthermore, as the issues hereafter, such proposals on tropical forests are made as protection of natural forests, planned operation in respecting self renewal ability of the secondary forests and afforestation of alang-alang grassy plains resulted from the failure of burning felled trees and  More>>
Authors:
Yamada, I [1] 
  1. Kyoto Univ., Kyoto (Japan)
Publication Date:
Nov 05, 1991
Product Type:
Journal Article
Reference Number:
NEDO-92-910118; EDB-92-101591
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Enerugi, Shigen; (Japan); Journal Volume: 12:6
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; TROPICAL REGIONS; FORESTS; CORRELATIONS; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; INDONESIA; JAPAN; SURVEYS; ASIA; DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; ISLANDS; 090700* - Biomass Fuels- Resources- (1990-)
OSTI ID:
5285972
Country of Origin:
Japan
Language:
Japanese
Other Identifying Numbers:
Journal ID: ISSN 0285-0494; CODEN: ENESE
Submitting Site:
NEDO
Size:
Pages: 13-17
Announcement Date:
Jul 15, 1992

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Yamada, I. Tropical forests. Nettai no shinrin. Japan: N. p., 1991. Web.
Yamada, I. Tropical forests. Nettai no shinrin. Japan.
Yamada, I. 1991. "Tropical forests. Nettai no shinrin." Japan.
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abstractNote = {It was in 1950s when felling of tropical forests started in earnest, in 1970s felling of forest trees in Southeast Asia reached its peak and the destnation of exportation of most of them was Japan. Besides, among the present overseas development assistance projects (ODA) of Japan, her role to be played in connection with tropical forests is not small and its funds, which surpass by far the budget for forestry of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), are aiding cooperation projects on forestry in many places in the world. Nevertheless, in Japan, the understanding of tropical forests is insufficient and its realities have not been known. In this article, based on the experience and knowledge of the author who stayed in Kalimantan, various kinds of problems concerning tropical forests are explained, the realities are introduced on information, well trained people, funds and philosophy which are far short in pursuance of the problems of tropical forests. Furthermore, as the issues hereafter, such proposals on tropical forests are made as protection of natural forests, planned operation in respecting self renewal ability of the secondary forests and afforestation of alang-alang grassy plains resulted from the failure of burning felled trees and grasses for making the land arable. 1 ref..}
journal = {Enerugi, Shigen; (Japan)}
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journal type = {AC}
place = {Japan}
year = {1991}
month = {Nov}
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