Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 – Report on fires in the South Asian Region
by A.M. Benndorf and J.G. Goldammer
The Fire Management Working Papers report on issues addressed in the work programme of FAO. These working papers do not reflect any official position of FAO. Please refer to the FAO website (www.fao.org/forestry) for official information.
The purpose of these papers is to provide early information on on-going activities and programmes, and to stimulate discussion.
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3.FIRE SITUATION IN THE REGION 3.1Extent number and types of fire/forests burned 3.2Reasons 3.3Damages 3.4Economic and Social Benefits 3.5Prevention
4.STAKEHOLDER / ACTORS SITUATION 4.1Institutional and other capacities 4.2Roles and responsibilities 4.3Collaboration (local, national and international) 4.4Community involvement 4.5Needs and limitations