Introduction: Approaches to Strategic Research on Sustainable Forest Management; H. Isozaki.
Part 1: Framework For Sustainable Forest Management. 1. Underlying Causes of Forest Loss in the Asia-Pacific Region; M.Yamane. 2. Timber Trade Policy to Support Sustainable Forest Management; S. Nagata, S. Tachibana. 3. Participatory Forest Management Policy in South and Southeast Asia; M. Inoue. 4. Sustainable and Participatory Forest Management: Legal and Administrative Supporting Measures, and Final Recommendations; H. Isozaki.
Part 2: Policy And Legislation In Terms Of Local Participation. 5. Public Participation in International Environmental Agreements; K. Komatsu. 6. Forest Certification Schemes in Japan, Indonesia, and Malaysia: Background and Reality; N. Shiraishi, S. Tachibana. 7. Forest Policy Development in Laos; N. Kitamura. 8. Potential Roles for NGOs in Community Forestry in Laos: Liaisons between the Socialist Government and Grassroots People; S. Matsumoto. 9. Community-based Forest Management in the Philippines: Retrospect and Prospects; J. Puihin, P. Puihin. 10. Forest Policy Trends in Vietnam; D. Sam, L. Trung. 11. Informational Basis of Policy Judgments: The Case of the Royal Forest Department of Thailand; J. Sato. 12. The Development of Forest Policy in the Russian Federation - With a Focus on Khabarovsk Krai; A. Sheingauz, H. Kakizawa. 13. Public Participation in Japan's Forest Planning System; T. Fujiwara.
Part 3: Local Realities In Forest Use And Management. 14. Forest Values and Livelihood Uncertainty in Two Indigenous Communities of Indonesian Borneo; M. Nanang. 15. Policy of Protected Areas and Local Use of Forest Resources in Indonesia A Case Study of a National Park in West Java; K. Harada. 16. Impacts of Industrial Tree Plantations on the Inhabitants of South Sumatra, Indonesia; Y. Yokota. 17. Local Forest Management of National Biodiversity Conservation Areas in Laos; K. Hyakumura, T. Khotphathoum. 18. Local Forest Management in the Rice Terrace Area of Banaue, the Philippines; A. Hayama. 19. Adaptability of Community-based Forest Management for Ex-Logging Workers in the Philippines; Y. Seki. 20. Forest Utilization by Indigenous People: A Case Study of the Hunting Practices of the Udeghe People in the Russian Far East; S. Sasaki. 21. Forest Management and Water Resource Conservation: Cost-Sharing Systems between Upstream and Downstream Communities in Japan; M. Yamane.
Conclusion: Sustainable Forest Management through Local Participation - Procedures and Priority Perspectives; M. Inoue.
Afterword and Acknowledgements; M. Inoue. Index.