In many countries, government policies lie behind the wastage of forest resources. This report examines the situation in ten countries on four continents and shows improved government policies can promote economic development and forest conservation.
An Assessment of the Resource Base that Supports the Global Economy
World Resources 1988-89 gives special attention to environmental conditions and trends in Asia and devotes a special chapter to the critical issue of rehabilitating degraded lands.
An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy
The inaugural 1986 edition features a special chapter on multiple pollutants and forest decline and focuses attention on a number of important issues.