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NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM IIED: Issue 42 - January 2007
Document begins: NEW PUBLICATIONS FROM IIED: Issue 42 January 2007 Welcome to IIED's monthly e-bulletin announcing the latest publications from the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), an independent, non-profit research institute working in the field of sustainable development. http://www.iied.org For review copies please email: firstname.lastname@example.org SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Environment and Urbanization, IIED's international journal, published with Sage Publications, now has the full text of all its issues (from its first issue in April 1989) available on-line. All but the issues from 2005 and 2006 are open-access; no password or fee is required. See http://eau.sagepub.com/ FORESTRY Fair trade timber: A review of current practice, institutional structures and possible ways forward Duncan Macqueen, Annie Dufey, Bindi Patel Certification, eco-labelling and social auditing have all been set up to improve the forest sector. High hopes for forest livelihoods and poverty reduction have surrounded their use but each has had its limitations. It is now time to examine other complementary instruments. Fair trade may be one such instrument. An alliance of institutions interested in promoting fair trade timber is beginning to form. This report outlines some of the options for building on this momentum and enhancing local returns from responsible forestry. 2007, 58pp, ...