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1: Appropriate Small-scale Forest Harvesting Technologies for Southeast Asia: A Guidebook for Southeast Asia

Publication date01 Feb 2016
Editors(s)RECOFTC
PublisherRECOFTC

This guidebook - accompained by a series of factsheets - on appropriate harvesting and transport technologies highlights the available...

2: Appropriate Small-scale Forest Harvesting Technologies for Southeast Asia: Motor Winches

Publication date01 Dec 2015
Editors(s)RECOFTC
PublisherRECOFTC

Mobile motor winches play an important role in forest harvesting. They are used in situations where winches mounted on tractors and...

3: Appropriate Small-scale Forest Harvesting Technologies for Southeast Asia: Hand Tools

Publication date01 Dec 2015
Editors(s)RECOFTC
PublisherRECOFTC

Hand tools are the most commonly used for subsistence or household use when harvesting bamboo or fuelwood. Axes, two-man handsaws and other...

4: Appropriate Small-scale Forest Harvesting Technologies for Southeast Asia: Log Chutes

Publication date01 Dec 2015
Editors(s)RECOFTC
PublisherRECOFTC

Wooden chutes for big, heavy timber built with round logs can provide permanent transportation solutions. However, their use in tropical...

5: Appropriate Small-scale Forest Harvesting Technologies for Southeast Asia: Chainsaws

Publication date01 Dec 2015
Editors(s)RECOFTC
PublisherRECOFTC

The introduction and safe use of chainsaws is arguably the biggest improvement in small-scale forestry harvesting. Felling timber with...