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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    March, 2004
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Mid-Term Development Strategy of Bosnia and Herzegovina (PRSP) is a strategic instrument with a multi-sectoral approach, relating to the period 2004-2007, whose main goals are (i) to create conditions for sustainable and balanced economic development, (ii) to reduce poverty, and (iii) to accelerate the integration of the country into the European Union. The strategy lays down macroeconomic and fiscal measures, and promotes the private sector growth to attain the objectives above-mentioned.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Turkmenistan, Switzerland, Lithuania, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Italy, Poland, Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia, Hungary, Europe

    FAO is conducting a series of regional and sub-regional workshops as part of the preparatory work for the country reporting to the Global Forest Resources Assessment update 2005 (FRA 2005). These regional workshops respond to requests made by many member countries during the global training session held at FAO Headquarters in Rome in November 2003.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Slovenia, Liechtenstein, France, Estonia, Switzerland, Lithuania, Croatia, Sweden, Germany, Ukraine, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Austria, Finland, Slovakia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Albania, Poland, Latvia, Romania, Norway, Czech Republic, Europe

    This report presents the results of an extra budgetary project which analyses similarities and common approaches in European national forest legislation. The forest laws of 23 countries have been examined in order to find out whether provisions are made to put into practice the following three legal issues: (1) reforestation obligations after logging through final cutting or loss of forest cover due to fire and natural calamities, (2) regulations concerning public access to forests and (3) public use of non-wood forest products occurring on forest land.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    India, South Africa, Uganda, Guatemala, Germany

    At the request of its member countries, FAO has been carrying out global forest resources assessments (FRA) since 1947, in collaboration with countries and other partners, notably the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The global FRA reports on the worldwide status and trends of forest resources, their management and uses. It is based on nationally validated data from national forest inventories and assessments.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Fiji, Switzerland, United States of America, Chile, China, Indonesia, Australia, Colombia, Thailand, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Ecuador, India, Paraguay, Brazil, Asia, Americas, Oceania

    Over the past two decades, political developments as well as macro-economic and extra-sectoral policies have affected the forests of Asia and the Pacific to an unprecedented extent, resulting in deforestation and forest degradation. Responding to the diminishing capacity of the region's natural forests to produce timber, many countries have turned to forest plantations. Governments and their respective forest agencies are asking what it takes to encourage non-government entities to grow trees.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Fiji, Switzerland, United States of America, Chile, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Thailand, New Zealand, Philippines, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Ecuador, India, Paraguay, Brazil, Asia, Americas, Oceania

    Over the past two decades, political developments as well as macro-economic and extra-sectoral policies have affected the forests of Asia and the Pacific to an unprecedented extent, resulting in deforestation and forest degradation. Responding to the diminishing capacity of the region's natural forests to produce timber, many countries have turned to forest plantations. Governments and their respective forest agencies are asking what it takes to encourage non-government entities to grow trees.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Dominica, United States of America, Spain, Belize, Guatemala, Italy, Grenada, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Guyana, Finland, Barbados

    The Global Forest Resources Assessment Update 2005 was specially mandated by the Committee on Forestry (COFO) during its meeting in 2003, where member countries endorsed recommendations from an Expert Consultation held in the Kotka, Finland in 2002 (Kotka IV). For this purpose all countries have been requested to provide national reports to FAO during 2004. As in previous global assessments, FRA 2005 relies on contributions by countries and a network of National Correspondents to FRA has been established.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    United States of America, Germany, Guatemala, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Cameroon, Cyprus, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Italy, Poland, India, Mexico, Brazil, Austria

    The Expert Consultation on Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management (ECCI-2004) was organized by the Forest Management Bureau of the Philippines, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the International Tropical Timber Organization and convened in Cebu City, Philippines, from 2 to 4 March 2004. The Forest Management Bureau of the Philippines hosted the meeting.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Mozambique, South Africa, Gambia, Somalia, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Namibia, Finland, Malawi, Africa

    The Global Forest Resources Assessment Update 2005 was specially mandated by the Committee on Forestry (COFO) during its meeting in 2003, where member countries endorsed recommendations from an Expert Consultation held in the Kotka, Finland in 2002 (Kotka IV). For this purpose, all countries have been requested to provide national reports to FAO during 2004. As in previous global assessments, FRA 2005 relies on contributions by countries and a network of National Correspondents to FRA has been established.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Angola, Egypt, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Ivory Coast, Congo, Djibouti, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Cyprus, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Americas

    The second volume of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives for 2004 comprises eight articles that examine a range of areas central to land tenure activity. They provide a stimulating and, in some cases, critical set of perspectives on how best to tackle some of these issues.

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