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Fuelwood supply for Managua, Nicaragua sustainable alternatives for the Las Mercedes fuelwood supply region

by PARK, W; NEWMAN, L.C; FORD, K.
Series: MITRE Technical Report (EUA).Publisher: McLean, Va. (EUA), MITRE Co., 1982 Description: 144p.Subject(s): DEMANDA | LEÑA | CARBON VEGETAL | TENENCIA DE LA TIERRA | UTILIZACION FORESTAL | COMERCIALIZACION | TRANSPORTE | ECONOMIA | PRECIOS | PLANTACION | COSTOS | EDAFOLOGIA | OFERTA | USOS | USO DE LA TIERRA | PRODUCTIVIDAD | MANEJO FORESTAL | RENDIMIENTO | ESPECIES PARA LEÑA | NICARAGUA | DEMAND | CHARCOAL | LAND TENURE | COMMERCIALIZATION | TRANSPORT | ECONOMICS | PRICES | PLANTING | COSTS | SUPPLY | USES | PRODUCTIVITY | YIELDS | NICARAGUA | DEMANDE | CHARBON DE BOIS | TRANSPORT | ECONOMIE | PRIX | PLANTATION | COUT | OFFRE | UTILISATION | PRODUCTIVITE | RENDEMENT | NICARAGUA In: Summary: This is a preliminary investigation of the fuelwood supply for Managua, Nicaragua with particular emphasis on the supplies emanating from the area to the northeast of Managua around the town of Las Maderas. The study assesses the effect of fuelwood harvesting in this area, characterizes the commercial fuelwood industry active between Las Maderas and Managua and makes a preliminary estimate of the fuelwood supply and demand relationship between the Las Maderas region and Managua. The report includes a presentation and critique of potential sustainable alternatives for the Las Maderas fuelwood supply region including charcoal production and alternative forestry management techniques. The report concludes with a summary of the findings and recommended actions
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This is a preliminary investigation of the fuelwood supply for Managua, Nicaragua with particular emphasis on the supplies emanating from the area to the northeast of Managua around the town of Las Maderas. The study assesses the effect of fuelwood harvesting in this area, characterizes the commercial fuelwood industry active between Las Maderas and Managua and makes a preliminary estimate of the fuelwood supply and demand relationship between the Las Maderas region and Managua. The report includes a presentation and critique of potential sustainable alternatives for the Las Maderas fuelwood supply region including charcoal production and alternative forestry management techniques. The report concludes with a summary of the findings and recommended actions

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