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close this bookAll that Glitters is not Gold - Balancing Conservation and Development in Venezuela's Frontier Forests (WRI, 1998, 60 pages)
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close this folderI. Introduction and Policy Background
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View the document1.1 Commitments to Multilateral and Bilateral Funders
View the document1.2 Policy Background
close this folderII. Future Resource Use and Large-scale Development Plans
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View the document2.1 Increasing Exports
View the document2.2 The PRODESSUR Proposal: Sustainable Development or Uncontrolled Colonization?
View the document2.3 The Proposed New Mining Law
close this folderIII. On the Ground: Venezuela's Forest Policy in the Guayana Region
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View the document3.1 Commercial Timber Extraction
View the document3.2 Gold and Diamond Mining
View the document3.3 The Imataca Zoning Plan: A New Precedent for Zoning and Management in Forest Reserves?
View the document3.4 Can National Parks and Natural Monuments Adequately Protect Forests in the Guayana Region?
View the document3.5 Indigenous Communities and Forest Activities
close this folderIV. Who Benefits from Economic Activities in Forests?
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View the document4.1 Royalties and Fees in the Forestry Sector
View the document4.2 Royalties and Fees in the Mining Sector
View the document4.3 Royalties and Fees in National Parks and Natural Monuments
View the documentV. Major Findings: Risks and Benefits for Venezuela's Frontier Forests
View the documentVI. Major Recommendations: Alternatives for Sustainably Managing the Guayana Region
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View the documentAbout the Authors
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View the documentThe World Resources Institute Forest Frontiers Initiative