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general equilibrium analysis of the costs of tropical forest conservation

Frank Harrigan

general equilibrium analysis of the costs of tropical forest conservation

the case of Malaysia

by Frank Harrigan

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Published by Fraser of Allander Institute, Department of Economics in Glasgow .
Written in English


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StatementFrank Harrigan.
SeriesStrathclyde papers in economics -- 93/3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20564297M

This book helps to redress the balance by reminding us of the exuberance and diversity of tropical plants. It is based on the author's wide experience, initially in West Africa, and later extended to other parts of the tropical world. The book is divided into 4 parts, viz: 1. Tropical flora. 2. Structure and biology of tropical plants. 3. INTRODUCTION. Restoration ecology has developed from, and has been practised primarily on, a site-based approach. The restoration of a well-defined area such as a minesite, wetland or a degraded ecosystem of some description is generally attempted.

Abstract. To explain the patterns of world trade of resources, this paper combines the biological dynamics of the renewable resource and game theoretical explanations of its extraction under different property regimes, with a general equilibrium Cited by: 8. Study area The Arabuko-Sokoke forest, which covers an area of sq. km within 3°20'S and 39°55'E along the north coast of Kenya, is the largest remaining protected fragment of coastal forest mosaic that once stretched from southern Somalia to northern Mozambique (Robertson and Luke ). The forest, by nature of its diverse soil types, encompasses three main forest .

The general methods include opportunity costs, production-function, and substitute/alternative cost. cost–benefit analysis (CBA) A method of evaluating projects by assessing all project costs and benefits, usually in monetary units, over the lifetime of the project. See also discounting and net present value. A static computable general equilibrium (CGE) model is developed to evaluate the short-run socio-economic and environmental implications of implementing forest concessions in the Brazilian Amazon.


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A general equilibrium analysis of the costs of tropical forest conservation: the case of Malaysia / Frank Harrigan Dept. of Economics, University of Western Australia Nedlands, W.A Australian/Harvard Citation.

Harrigan, Frank. & University of. By using maximising terms, he is being even more blindly utilitarian and greedy than the economist"s homunculus who, at least, always thinks in. Understanding and minimizing the transaction costs of policy implementation are critical for reducing tropical forest losses.

As the international community prepares to launch REDD+, a global initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from tropical deforestation, policymakers need to pay attention to the transactions costs associated with negotiating, monitoring and.

Highlights We analyze the role of forest carbon sequestration in stabilizing climate, in Europe. We use a Computable General Equilibrium model to analyze forest carbon effects. The inclusion of afforestation and timber management leads to lower policy costs. Carbon price drops by around 30% in reducing the leakage effect.

European forest-carbon sequestration may increase Cited by: REDD in the Carbon Market: A General Equilibrium Analysis. for a number of key tropical forest regions for the next two decades and a sensitivity analysis is. Agricultural Technologies in Tropical Deforestation ArildAngelsenand DavidKaimowitz 1.

What Kind of World do we Live in. productivity of forest-derived land uses also increases the opportunity costs of conserving natural forests. These increased returns to investment can spur an presents a general equilibrium analysis of a wide range of.

Global climate change, sustainable forest certification, biotechnology, and industrial concentration represent major current and emerging changes that are likely to affect forestry and related industries.

This project investigates the impacts of these changes on the domestic and international competitiveness of the U.S. forest products industry and global. Introduction "Environmental control is a luxury we cannot afford" was a frequent refrain from the developing world in the decades of the s and s, yet emerging evidence of the impact of unfettered growth on human health and the ecosystem has.

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Donnelly Explore. 1 Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, Crystal Drive, SuiteArlington, VA, USA. 2 Center for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK.

3 Terrestrial Carbon Group, 17th Street NW, SuiteWashington, DC, USA. 4 The Woods Hole Research Center, Cited by: Downloadable. Agriculture and forestry play an important role in emitting and storing greenhouse gases. For an efficient and cost-effective climate policy, it is therefore important to include land use, land-use change, and forestry (LULUCF) explicitly in economy-climate models.

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Department of Energy, $, July - June K. Krutilla Principal Director/Investigator. "Analysis of Regional Economic and Energy Impacts Arising from Global Climate Change.". Downloadable. Understanding and minimizing the transaction costs of policy implementation are critical for reducing tropical forest losses.

As the international community prepares to launch REDD+, a global initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from tropical deforestation, policymakers need to pay attention to the transactions costs associated with negotiating. Nevertheless, tropical forest loss has been increasing at an average rate of 2, km |$^{2}$| yearly since 1 A substantial fraction of deforestation is illegal.

Although we do not know the exact numbers—thanks to the very nature of illegality—estimates suggest that between 30% and 80% percent of tropical deforestation is illegal Cited by: 8.

Rarely human communities coexist in harmony with large predators. Most often communities suffer due to predation on their stock while large carnivores suffer losses and at times extirpation due to retaliation.

We examine the mechanisms permitting the coexistence of Asiatic lions (Panthera leo persica) and pastoral communities (Maldharis) in the Gir forests, by: Also, delaying irreversible harvest of the tropical forest permits research into the development of nonextractive and sustainable uses of the tropical forest (Brazee and Southgate, ).

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FOREWORD vii resulted in the book Incomes from the Forest: Methods for the Development and Conservation of Forest Products for Local Communities (Wollenberg and Ingles, eds.,).

These workshops recognized that the process of NTFP commercialisation interacts with people’s welfare, forest management, tenure. Tropical rain forests are being destroyed by farmers using slash-and-burn agriculture.

Government subsidies and roads are necessary to begin the process of deforestation on a large scale. Logging is a serious threat to tropical rain forests, as less developed countries cut down their forests for rapid economic gain.

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“Welfare and forest cover impacts of incentive based conservation: Evidence from Kenyan community forest associations.” World Development Peer Reviewed; South Africa.