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World Forestry: Problems Facing Reforestation in the Philippines

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Abstract:

Reforestation has become a primary concern of resource management and government in the Philippines. Efforts are hampered, however, by a variety of problems that tax not only the technical expertise of Filipino foresters but also their sociological talents. Environmental factors, lack of financing, and a shortage of trained manpower pose serious difficulties. An additional need is for methods that gain the interest and cooperation of local land users.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Assistant Mensurationist with the Renewable Resources Evaluation Work Unit of the USDA Forest Service's Southeastern Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: 1981-10-01

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