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  1. Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Prioritizing Policies

    By Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki, Daniel Velez-Lopez

    Series: Environment for Development

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world’s remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive agricultural and marine areas. But agriculture, fishing and other human...

    Published May 20th 2014 by RFF Press

  2. Environmental Regulation and Public Disclosure

    The Case of PROPER in Indonesia

    By Shakeb Afsah, Allen Blackman, Jorge H. Garcia, Thomas Sterner

    Series: Environment for Development

    This book is a remarkable case study of an environmental policy initiative for a national environmental regulatory system in the information age. In 1995 the Indonesian Ministry of Environment took the bold step to launch an environmental disclosure initiative called the Program for Pollution...

    Published March 7th 2013 by RFF Press

  3. Fuel Taxes and the Poor

    The Distributional Effects of Gasoline Taxation and Their Implications for Climate Policy

    Edited by Thomas Sterner

    Series: Environment for Development

    Fuel Taxes and the Poor challenges the conventional wisdom that gasoline taxation, an important and much-debated instrument of climate policy, has a disproportionately detrimental effect on poor people. Increased fuel taxes carry the potential to mitigate carbon emissions, reduce congestion, and...

    Published December 8th 2011 by RFF Press

  4. Agricultural Investment and Productivity

    Building Sustainability in East Africa

    Edited by Gunnar Köhlin, Randall Bluffstone

    Series: Environment for Development

    Agricultural Investment and Productivity provides a deep and systematic look at the opportunities for and constraints to investments in sustainable agriculture in East Africa, offering important insights into what works and how to analyze agricultural investments in one of the poorest regions of...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by RFF Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africa: Local Control for Improved Livelihoods and Forest Management
    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson
    To Be Published November 13th 2014

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