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Title: Russia: Forest policy during transition

Russia is a recognized leader in forest conservation, research, and development. This book analyzes the country`s forest sector and the severe management problems that threaten its socioeconomic stability and environmental integrity. It outlines the significance of Russia`s forest resources, review the sector`s performance, identifies the key challenges, proposal and agenda for forest sector reform, and assesses the need for assistance from the international community. The book`s main focus is on Siberia and the Far East. Tables, boxes, and figures show various factors that contribute to and are affected by Russia`s environmental problems and the expected reforms in the forest sector.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
544491
Report Number(s):
WB-0815/XAB
ISBN 0-8213-3896-9; TRN: 73083177
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Mar 1997
Research Org:
World Bank Group, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; RUSSIAN FEDERATION; GOVERNMENT POLICIES; FORESTRY; RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT