Revista Chapingo Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente
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Revista Chapingo Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente
Volume VIII, issue 2, July - December 2002
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ECONOMÍA, SOCIEDAD Y AMBIENTE: TRILOGÍA PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA RESERVA FORESTAL IMATACA, VENEZUELA
ECONOMÍA, SOCIEDAD Y AMBIENTE: TRILOGÍA PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA RESERVA FORESTAL IMATACA, VENEZUELA

Adriana Padilla-Baretic; Judith Petit-Aldana

http://dx.doi.org/1111

Received: 2003-04-15

Accepted: 2003-06-17

Available online: / pages.141-146

 

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  • descriptionAbstract

    At south of the Orinoco River, in Venezuela, there are more than three million hectares with most important biodiversity if compared with Europe. Enormous mineral resources, gold and diamonds especially, 530 km of bordering margin with Guyana and native peoples treasure harbored from pre colonial times, are the others peculiarities in the Imataca Forest Reserve. Those factors cause a situation for its narrow relationship with the economic and social development of the country. It is necessary to classify importance concerning some factors as biodiversity, indigenous cultures, wood resources, mining abundance and national frontier. A preliminary diagnosis was well thought-out as starting point for the identification of tendencies and against main objective formulation in order to achieve Imataca Forest Reserve sustainability. To accomplish this objective, efforts are based on the precision about the territory current uses, their problems and potentialities and the promising strategy of territorial uses classification. The purpose of this work is to disclose information about activities development in the Imataca Forest Reserve to facilitate debates directed to achieve the trilogy of the sustainable development: sustainability of the atmosphere, economic benefit and social welfare.

    Keyworks: Imataca Forest Reserve, native peoples, mining, territorial uses.
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    Padilla-Baretic, A., &  Petit-Aldana, J. (2002).  ECONOMÍA, SOCIEDAD Y AMBIENTE: TRILOGÍA PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA RESERVA FORESTAL IMATACA, VENEZUELA. Revista Chapingo Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente, VIII(2), 141-146. http://dx.doi.org/1111