International Tropical Timber Organization

                            ITTO Guidelines on Fire Management in Tropical Forests

Title Page of the ITTO Guidelines on Fire Management in Tropical Forests


1. Introduction

2. Policy and Legislation

3. Strategies

4. Monitoring and Research

5. Institutional Framework and Capacity Development

6. Socio-economic Considerations

7. Land Resources Management and Utilization

8. Training and Public Education

Appendix 1: Fire Management Options

Appendix 2: Fire Prevention Measures

Appendix 3: Fire Pre-Suppression

Appendix 4: Ecological, economic and management aspects of integrated fire management options in various tropical and subtropical forest and sub-forest types

Appendix 5: Potential objectives for the use of prescribed fire in management of plantations in the tropics

Appendix 6: Unpublished Model of the Fire Ecology Research Group, Germany

Appendix 7: Wildland Fire Management Terminology

Appendix 8: Further Reading and Information Sources

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