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Research Report

Linking C&I to a Code of Practice for Industrial Tropical Tree Plantations

John Poulsen
Grahame Applegate
Dan Raymond
Copyright Date: Jan. 1, 2001
Pages: 144
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https://www.jstor.org/stable/resrep02173
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Table of Contents

  1. (pp. i-36)
    John Poulsen and Grahame Applegate

    Over the last ten years there has been an increasing emphasis on development of plantation estates for both wood fiber and agricultural crops such as oil palm. While the end products may be different, the principles necessary for the sustainable development and establishment of industrial plantations to account for the social, environmental and biodiversity aspects are the same.

    A general, and frequently raised, concern is that the development of criteria and indicators (C&I) and associated verifiers, for sustainable management of natural forests, do not sufficiently consider the practicality and relevance to forest managers. Hence it can be argued that the...

  2. (pp. i-86)
    Grahame Applegate and Dan Raymond

    Over the last ten years there has been an increasing emphasis on development of industrial tree plantations for wood fire. While the end products from these plantations may be different, the principles of development and establishment to account for the production, social, environmental and biodiversity aspects are the same.

    This Code of Practice for Industrial Tree Plantation Development in the Tropics (Code) has been developed by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and partners including the Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), the Indonesian Tropical Institute (LATIN), the Ecolabelling Institute of Indonesia (LEI) and PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP)¹....