Third world meets first world in the West Coast region of the South Island : possum hunting and the role of social forestry in indigenous forest management

Date
Oct 1992
By
Tilling, A J, INNZNA
Description
Explains the concept of social forestry as developed principally to serve the needs of poor people in tropical Third World countries. Describes the demise in industrial forestry on the West Coast and the need for an alternative method of forest management. Uses the example of possum hunting to show how social forestry concepts could be applied to the West Coast. Suggests how government could provide a better resource management framework.
Additional description
Figs; map; notes; refs. Audience: Research
Source
New Zealand geographer, Oct 1992; v.48 n.2:p.65-70; issn:
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