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economics of afforestation

Anderson, Dennis

economics of afforestation

a case study in Africa

by Anderson, Dennis

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Published by Published for the World Bank [by] the Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
  • Nigeria, Northern.
    • Subjects:
    • Afforestation -- Economic aspects -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
    • Afforestation -- Economic aspects -- Nigeria, Northern,
    • Deforestation -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
    • Deforestation -- Nigeria, Northern,
    • Afforestation -- Government policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
    • Windbreaks, shelterbelts, etc. -- Nigeria, Northern,
    • Woodlots -- Nigeria, Northern

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDennis Anderson.
      SeriesWorld Bank occasional papers ;, new ser., no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD409 .A58 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2408166M
      ISBN 100801835526
      LC Control Number87045410

      Afforestation refers to the planting of trees in a barren land to create a forest. In this Essay on Afforestation will discuss the Importance and Benefits of it. Read more in Afforestation Essay here. This paper presents an economic analysis of the planting of trees on marginal lands in Ukraine for timber production, erosion prevention, and climate mitigation. A methodology combining econometric analysis, simulation modelling, and linear programming to analyse the costs and benefits of such afforestation has been adopted. The research reveals that, at discount rates lower than 2% Cited by: 7.

      Speaker: Dr. Cornelis van Kooten Presentation: Economics of increasing afforestation and reforestation as a mitigation measure Link to recording Link to slides Dr. Cornelis van Kooten is a Professor of Economics and the Canada Research Chair in Environmental Studies and Climate in the Department of Economics, University of Victoria, Canada. In his book The History of Deforestation, the author Michael Williams says that "It is a common misconception that deforestation is a recent occurrence, gaining momentum in the tropical regions of the world since about " According to Williams, deforestation came into existence probably some half-a-million years ago, when humans began to.

        Part of the The Anthropocene: Politik—Economics—Society—Science book series (APESS, volume 15) Abstract Climate change is a major threat to ecosystems and by: 1. Akira Miyawaki (宮脇 昭, Miyawaki Akira, born 29 January ) is a Japanese botanist and expert in plant ecology, specializing in seeds and the study of natural is active worldwide as a specialist in the restoration of natural vegetation on degraded , he has been Professor Emeritus at Yokohama National University and Director of the Japanese Center for Alma mater: Hiroshima University.


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Economics of afforestation by Anderson, Dennis Download PDF EPUB FB2

In a unified economic model of reforestation and afforestation, factors influencing investments in reforestation and in afforestation on private and public lands include timber prices, unit reforestation cost, interest rate, the responsiveness of tree growth to silviculture, economics of afforestation book the value of nontimber benefits, such as ecosystem : Daowei Zhang.

The Economics of Afforestation: A Case Study in Africa (World Bank) Paperback – November 1, by Professor Dennis Anderson (Author)Cited by: Book: The economics of afforestation: a case study in Africa pp pp. Abstract: This book discusses the effects arising from the destruction of trees over large areas of developing countries.

developing countries Subject Category: Miscellaneous. see more by: The economics of afforestation: a case study in Africa (English) Abstract. In large areas of developing countries the loss of trees is causing erosion and degradation of the soil, posing severe problems economics of afforestation book economic development.

By translating the ecological benefits of afforestation into economic terms, the author demonstrates Cited by: The economics of afforestation: a case study in Africa. Author(s): Anderson, D. Journal article: World Bank Occasional Paper No.1 + 86 pp.

refCited by: Afforestation is costly in terms of tree planting and establishment and through ongoing tree maintenance. The cost function for management is defined as, (9) c o s t (t) = (c 2) m (t) 2 + (d 2) a (t) 2 where c is the marginal cost of planting a young tree and d is the marginal cost of mature tree stock by: 2.

The book is a comprehensive manual of practice for execution of afforestation and tree planting programmes in arid and semi-arid tropics. It includes a compact running account of the technology of afforestation and the relevant principles and practices in management of afforestation projects.

The economics of urban afforestation: Insights from an integrated bioeconomic-health model Author links open overlay panel Benjamin A. Jones a Shana M. McDermott b Show moreCited by: 2. Risk Assessment of Afforestation and Reforestation Processes Each of the above reforestation processes is slightly different approach, but the main job process is similar.

Consequently, it offers opportunities for various reconstruction processes in comparative analyzes and determination of critical control points. Reforestation.

Afforestation is, therefore, a practice that has been propagated by government and non-government agencies of many countries as a way to stop over-exploitation of nature. Importance. The importance is immense in today’s scenario because it is mainly done for commercial purposes. In a natural forest or woodland, the trees are heterogeneous.

List of Disadvantages of Afforestation. It comes with real opportunity costs. One potentially huge drawback of afforestation is the simple fact that it comes with real opportunity cost, where the transformed lands can no longer be used residential developments and agriculture that are highly beneficial to the society through more supply of food and housing for those who need them.

of afforestation uncertain. Nevertheless, and however approxi-mate the results, economic analysis on the basis of current knowledge and thinking can be useful for defining-and making the case for-public policy toward afforestation, including direct investment. Guidebook for the Formulation of Afforestation and Reforestation Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism ITTO Technical Series 25 by Timothy Pearson, Sarah Walker and Sandra Brown The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) is an intergovernmental organization promoting the conservation and sustainable management.

India has vast tracts of wastelands. Afforestation of these wastelands is one of the many alternative uses of such lands. Given the scarcity of capital in India, it becomes imperative to determine the economics and financial feasibility of wastelands afforestation projects.

The studies reviewed in this paper deal with cost and financial feasibility analysis of wastelands afforestation projects Cited by: Economic and Social Significance of forests for Rwanda’s sustainable development Eunice Njoroge and Gregory Muli 10 Opinion Piece The last stand of mangrove forest ecosystems in south eastern Nigeria Mfon Udo, Blessing Oribhabor, Francis Nwosu, Utibe Daniel and Anthony Akpan 14 ArticlesFile Size: 2MB.

The economics of afforestation: a case study in Africa. [Dennis Anderson] -- In large areas of developing countries the loss of trees is causing erosion and degradation of the soil, posing severe problems for economic development.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anderson, Dennis, Economics of afforestation. Baltimore: Published for the World Bank [by] the Johns Hopkins University Press, © " Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 82(1), pages Siobhan McCarthy & Alan Matthews & Brendan Riordan, "Determinants of Private Afforestation in the Republic of Ireland," Trinity Economics PapersTrinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.

Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS). Economics Share. Buy New. $ Qty: Afforestation and unemployment Paperback – January 1, by Arthur P. Grenfell (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ Author: Arthur P. Grenfell. Though a case for the afforestation of marginal land cannot be made out, the author argues that arable land producing surplus grain could be turned over to Discover the world's.

However, estimates of afforestation potential vary widely. Moreover, the risks in global mitigation policy and the negative trade‐offs with food security are often not considered.

Here we present a new approach to assess the economic potential of afforestation with Cited by: 1.View Academics in Economics of Afforestation Program on The term "afforestation" is most often used in conjunction with discussions of carbon sequestration, which is the process by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere.

While afforestation can restore previously forested areas and help to remove carbon dioxide, it can have detrimental effects on species diversity and agriculture profits.