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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2018
    Kenya, Egypt, United States of America, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Guatemala, Denmark, Italy, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Canada, Papua New Guinea, Sudan, Cameroon, Finland, Mexico, Brazil, Cambodia

    The Global Forest Resources Assessment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) celebrates its 70th Anniversary in 2018. FAO's forestry department whishes to commemorate this important occurrence with a special publication on the history of the past 70 years of Global Forest Resources Assessemnt.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic

    Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2018
    Kenya, Peru, Italy, Indonesia, Congo, Cameroon, Central African Republic

    The Central African Republic (CAR) has a total land area of 623,000 km2 of which close to 23 million hectares, i.e. 37%, is composed of forested lands. In the southwestern part of the country all forest operations are industrial. At present there are 11 logging companies, with an average annual production of close to 400,000 m3. Exports of logs and sawn timber are, respectively, close to 160,000 m3 and 40,000 m3. The timber sector accounts for 11% of the GDP and 13% of the country’s export earnings. The main destinations of CAR timber are Europe (47%) and Asia (49%).

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2018
    Algeria, Benin, United States of America, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Jordan, Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Spain, Burundi, Uruguay, Kenya, Tajikistan, Norway, Ghana

    <p>The <i>State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources</i> addresses the conservation, management and sustainable use of forest tree and other woody plant genetic resources of actual and potential value for human well-being in the broad range of management systems. This report complements two other FAO flagship publications in the field of forestry, the annual State of the World’s Forests and the periodic Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA).

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2016
    Kenya, Nicaragua

    Tropentag, September 18-21, 2016, Vienna, Austria

    “Solidarity in a competing world —

    fair use of resources”

    Prosperity Prospects in Contested Forest Areas: Evidence from

    Community Forestry Development in Guatemala and Nicaragua

    Dietmar Stoian

    1

    , Aldo Rodas

    2

    , Jessenia Arguello

    3

    1

    Bioversity International, Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, France

    2

    Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Guatemala, Natural Resources and Agrotourism,

    3

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1999
    Angola, France, Bangladesh, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, Eswatini, Canada, Ukraine, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Uruguay, Panama, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, Madagascar, Laos, Myanmar, Portugal, Cuba

    Une analyse de l'état des plantations forestières ainsi que des tendances actuelles du secteur forestier aux niveaux mondial et régional. Le rapport traite des mesures à tenir en compte en ce qui concerne le développement des plantations forestières. Par ailleurs, la perspective des plantations forestières est présentée sous la forme de différents scénarios qui se basent sur la future croissance

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1992
    Nepal, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Israel, Chile, Peru, China, Lesotho, India, Sudan, Republic of Korea, Niger
  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1984
    Kenya, Laos, Honduras, Dominican Republic

    La question des femmes et de la sylviculture est par consquent intimement lie celle plus gnrale des relations entre les femmes, l'alimentation et l'agriculture, qui seront mises en lumire cette anne dans tous les pays lors de la Journe mondiale de l'alimentation, le 16 octobre. En consacrant le prsent numro d'Unasylva au thme de cette journe mondiale: Les femmes dans l'agriculture, tel qu'il se transpose la fort, la FAO souhaite faire plus qu'veiller l'attention sur les proccupations et les besoins des femmes rurales.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1993
    Bangladesh, Nigeria, Nepal, Iran, Israel, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Pakistan, Niger, Panama, Kenya, Yemen, Philippines, Botswana, Senegal, Togo, Cuba
  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Burkina Faso, Honduras, United States of America, Guatemala, Zimbabwe, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Malawi, Finland, Uruguay, New Zealand, Kenya, Turkey, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Gabon, Brazil, Americas

    La Conférence internationale sur la contribution des critères et indicateurs de la gestion forestière durable: Perspectives d'avenir (CICI - 2003) a été accueillie par les Services forestiers nationaux du Guatemala (Instituto Nacional de Bosques, INAB) à Guatemala City du 3 au 7 février 2003, avec le concours de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), l'Organisation internationale des bois tropicaux (OIBT) et les gouvernements de Finlande et des Etats-Unis.

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