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Trees outside forest: Assessment
     

 Background

Tree resources outside the forest (TOF) serve a number of ecological and socio-economic functions, similar in principle, but different in extent to the functions of forest. This resource is not yet fully recognized in natural resources assessments, particularly on a regional level. Many people in particular in the Tropics depend directly on this resource. For TOF sustainability, politics and management options must be developed and implemented. It means that good information about the assessment of this resource must be available.


In this project, options of TOF assessment and mapping on a regional basis will be developed based in the results of earlier studies of the TROF project (EU- INCO DC Program. Contract No ERBIC18 CT98 0323) and others research projects experiences in Latin America.


 Objectives To develop an approach to the TOF assessment and mapping on a regional basis.

  Publications

KLEINN, C., MORALES, D., 2004: Tree Resources outside the forest: experiences with inventory approaches in Central America. In: Proceedings the IUFRO International Conference “Multipurpose trees in the tropics: Assessment, Growth and Management” at Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur, India, November 22-25, 2004.

MORALES, D., KLEINN, C., 2004: Inventario de las existencias de Guadua angustifolia en el Eje Cafetero de Colombia. Memoria del primer congreso internacional sobre Guadua angustifolia, Pereira, Colombia, 27-30 Septiembre 2004.

MORALES, D., KLEINN, C., 2004: A resources assessment study of Guadua bamboo (Guadua angustifolia) in the Coffee Region of Colombia. Deutscher Tropentag 2004, Berlin, October 5-7, 2004.


 References

KLEINN, C., MORALES, D., 2002: Information on Trees Outside the forest: What do we know and why are we possibly interested? In: Sadio, S., Kleinn, C., Michaelsen, T. (eds.), 2002: Proceedings – Expert consultation on enhancing the contribution of trees outside forests to sustainable livelihoods. Forest Resources Division. 171 p.

KLEINN, C., MORALES, D., 2002: Assessment of trees outside the forest. NEWS ETFRN No. 36 Spring-Summer 2002. European Tropical Forest Research Network. Wageningen, Netherland. Pp 38-41.

MORALES, D., KLEINN, C., 2002: Trees outside the forest in Costa Rica: A study case. P. 141-147. In: Bellefontaine, R.S. et al., 2002: Trees Outside the Forest: Towards a better awareness. CIRAD-FAO Conservation Guide 35. Rome, 2001. 214p. Available also in:
http://www.fao.org/documents/show_cdr.asp?url_file=/DOCREP/005/Y2328E/y2328e16.htm

MORALES, D., KLEINN, C., 2002: Inventario de árboles fuera del bosque, p 180-190. In: Orozco L, C Brumér. Inventarios forestales para bosques latifoliados en América Central. Serie Técnica, Manual Técnico No. 50, CATIE. 264 p.

Reports:

CORRALES, L., MORALES, D., 2002: Large area forest cover estimates in the tropics – the case of Costa Rica. Environmental Assessment and Monitoring 73(1): 14-40.

KLEINN, C., MORALES, D., 2001: Análisis comparativo/comparación analítica de los trabajos presentados sobre árboles fuera de bosque (AFB) en América Latina. . Informe Proyecto Información y análisis para el manejo forestal sostenible. Integrando esfuerzos nacionales e internacionales en 13 países tropicales en América Latina (GCP/RLA/133/EC) FAO-EU. Turrialba, Costa Rica. Available in: http://www.rlc.fao.org/proyecto/rla133ec/Informes%20Regionales-pdf/AFB.pdfKLEINN

MORALES, D., KLEINN, C., 2001: Árboles fuera del bosque: Conceptos, importancia e evaluación en Costa Rica. Informe Proyecto Información y análisis para el manejo forestal sostenible. Integrando esfuerzos nacionales e internacionales en 13 países tropicales en América Latina (GCP/RLA/133/EC) FAO-EU. Santiago, Chile. Available in: http://www.rlc.fao.org/proyecto/rla133ec/AFB-pdf/AFB%20CR.PDF


 Contact

Prof. Dr. Christoph Kleinn
Institut für Waldinventur und Waldwachstum
Büsgenweg 5, 37077 Göttingen
Tel. +49 551 39 3472
CKleinn@gwdg.de

Ing. David Morales-Hidalgo Mba
Institut für Waldinventur und Waldwachstum
Büsgenweg 5 , 37077 Göttingen
Tel. +49 551 39 5974
DMorale@gwdg.de


 Funding

DAAD – Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst e.V. (German Academic Exchange Service)


 Time Frame

April 2003 – April 2006