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Toward Sustainable Economic Development: The Model Forest Approach

August 25, 2003 | Written by: IMFN

In forestry circles, environmental conservation and economic progress have generally seemed diametrically opposed--conservation initiatives often facing opposition for fear that they may affect livelihood opportunities...

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From Patagonia to the Pampa: Model Forests and SFM in Argentina

August 25, 2003 | Written by: IMFN

From July 6 - 18, 2003, International Model Forest Network (IMFN) representatives had the opportunity to travel to Futaleufú and Formosa in Argentina to review...

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First African Model Forest Takes Root

June 18, 2003 | Written by: IMFN

Plans to establish the first African model forest are underway and preliminary reports from an inaugural workshop in Cameroon look encouraging. Because the sustainable management...

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IMFNS-FAO Kick off Asia Regional Consultation on Establishment of a Regional Model Forest Centre for Asia

June 18, 2003 | Written by: IMFN

The first official consultation toward establishing a regional model forest centre for Asia took place in Hua Hin Thailand, on May 21 and 22. The...

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A CUSO Cooperant’s Role in the Chiloé Model Forest

December 11, 2002 | Written by: IMFN

When Sylvain Legault applied to CUSO to serve as an international cooperant, he knew little about model forests. But after learning about the possibility of...

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