The Role of FRIM in
Addressing Climate-Change Issues
Editors: A. M. Abdul Rashid et al.
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Order code: RP128
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The book highlights issues of
climate-change and covers on role of Forest Research Institute Malaysia
(FRIM) in research on the role of forestry in climate change. It has been
designed in the following format in eight chapters.† It begins with an introduction chapter,
which presents forestry in general in Malaysia and involvement of FRIM
in climate-change issues. It followed by Chapter 2 that elaborates on
national and international agreements, administration and gaps in policies
related to climate change. Chapter 3 focuses on issues of land use and
land-use change in forestry (LULUCF) in Malaysia,
while Chapter 4 considers the adaptation and mitigation options available in
this country. Chapter 5 provides the contribution of FRIM in climate-change issues
together with respective agencies and departments. FRIMís
involvement in past, current and future research and Development (R&D) on
climate change is given in Chapter 6. Some research projects and case studies
and future activities that have been planned and proposed for execution
related with climate change are described in this chapter. Chapter 7 shows
how forest conservation policy is tied up with carbon emission and storage.
Finally, Chapter 8 synthesizes the discussions of all prior chapters with a
conclusion of the book.
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