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Proceedings of the international workshop on reforming forest fiscal systems to promote poverty reduction, and sustainable forest management : Reformando los sistemas fiscales forestales para promover la reduccion de la pobreza y el manejo forestal sostenible (Spanish)

This report comprises the proceedings of an international workshop held by the Program on Forests at the World Bank (PROFOR), October 19-21, 2003 in Washington DC. Forests provide multiple benefits such as goods and services important to people's livelihoods, economic growth, foreign exchange earnings, and environmental services. The range of actors involved in the production and consumption of forest-based goods and services include governments, private industry, local communities, individual forest owners and their associations, and nongovernmental organizations. But too often the state formally manages, regulates, and prices these forests as an undervalued capital resource subject to the control of certain politically powerful groups and individuals. The design of instruments to implement forestry policy, including forest fiscal systems, consequently needs to take into account the multiple roles involved in forestry and the political process of directing toward the same overall goals a large number of actors with diverse and sometimes conflicting objectives and vested interests.

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  • Document Date

    2003/10/19

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    32863

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Reformando los sistemas fiscales forestales para promover la reduccion de la pobreza y el manejo forestal sostenible

  • Keywords

    Agriculture, agroforestry, bamboo, bark, biodiversity, biodiversity conservation, capacity building, charcoal, community, community forestry, community forestry management, concession, concession management, concession policies, country's forest resources, degradation, economic development, economic growth, environmental conservation, Environmental Impact Assessments, environmental protection, exploitation, Financial resources, fiscal policies, fish, Fisheries, Forest, Forest Administration, forest areas, forest concession, forest concessionaires, forest concessions, forest conservation, forest conversion, forest crimes, forest development, forest estate, forest fiscal reform, forest harvesting, forest management plan, forest management plans, forest managers, forest offenses, forest operations, forest owners, forest policies, Forest Policy, forest products, forest regions, forest rehabilitation, forest resource, forest resource management, Forest Resources, Forest Revenue, forest revenues, Forest Strategy, Forest Taxation, Forestry, forestry issues, forestry law, Forestry Management, forestry policy, forestry programs, forestry resources, Forestry Sector, Forests, fuelwood, hardwood, income, land tenure, land use, legislation, local community participation, logging, logs, National Forest Development, National Forest Program, natural resource, oil, planting, policy instruments, producers, public participation, quotas, reforestation, resource conservation, resources management, rural areas, sawmilling, sawmills, social forestry, sustainable development, Sustainable Forest Management, sustainable management, sustainable management of forest, Timber, timber plantations, timber sales, timber supply, trees, use of forests, watershed, watershed management, Wildlife, Wood, wood lots, Wood

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Proceedings of the international workshop on reforming forest fiscal systems to promote poverty reduction, and sustainable forest management : Reformando los sistemas fiscales forestales para promover la reduccion de la pobreza y el manejo forestal sostenible (Spanish). Program on Forests (PROFOR),Innovative financing for SFM series Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/101861468140372716/Reformando-los-sistemas-fiscales-forestales-para-promover-la-reduccion-de-la-pobreza-y-el-manejo-forestal-sostenible