By Stephanie Mansourian, Daniel Vallauri

The value of recovery maintains to develop, and this ebook integrates the recovery of woodland features into panorama conservation plans. the worldwide conservation association WWF has made woodland panorama recovery a key subject and precedence for its environmental paintings. a result of WWF’s wide international achieve, and including its many companions and opposite numbers, it has obtained an important point of expertise relating to woodland recovery at huge scales. This booklet represents the collective physique of information and event of WWF and its many partners--which is accumulated right here for the 1st time and so as to be useful to all of these operating within the box. This consultant will function a primary cease for practitioners and researchers in any association or area and as a key reference at the topic. besides concise, functional details for numerous particular structures and concerns, it provides many feedback for additional research.

From the Foreword by means of leader Anyaoku, President, WWF International:

''Is it an indication of the days that the Nobel committee selected to award the Nobel Peace prize to Wangari Maathai for having planted 30 million timber? We think so. . . .The twenty first Century can be a time of woodland restoration.''

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It is not only total forest loss that leads to negative impacts on well-being. For example, loss of particular nontimber forest products (NTFPs) from a surviving forest can be equally catastrophic to those households who have based their livelihoods around the use and sale of these products. Changes in market condi- tions, including in particular the recognition of the value of an NTFP on national and international markets, can disadvantage the very poor as the elites seize control of valuable natural resources and dominate market access.

Forest areas often coincide with areas of high poverty incidence and livelihood dependence on forests. They often occur in remote rural areas with poor infrastructure and limited access to markets and other basic services; the livelihood options in such areas are highly circumscribed. The challenge facing many communities is not just the restoration of trees in their landscape but the growth of a political and social landscape that facilitates their ability to make choices to secure their livelihoods.

Overview of Forest Restoration Strategies and Terms made the best attempt at cataloguing and defining these different terminologies and concepts. It must be noted that this complexity is also apparent and sometimes exacerbated when translating these terms into other languages. 2. 1. Ecological Restoration Ecological restoration is defined as the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed. It is an intentional activity that initiates or accelerates the recovery of an ecosystem with respect to its health, integrity, and sustainability.

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