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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Egypt, United States of America, Chile, Sweden, Germany, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Republic of Korea, France, Uruguay, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, Finland, Malaysia, Italy, India, Russia, Turkey, Brazil, Austria

    This note presents highlights and recent trends in data for each of the main product groups, as well as a short summary of recent changes or improvements in statistics.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2015
    Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Moldova, Albania, Montenegro, Poland, Russia, Germany, Georgia, Romania, Czech Republic, Eastern Europe

    This paper reviews the experiences of introducing land consolidation and land banking instruments in Central and Eastern Europe, largely to address the structural problems of small and fragmented farms. The introduction has been uneven with some countries having established operational programmes while others have taken steps with differing levels of success, and a few have not taken action. The paper assesses the driving factors for the introduction and the approaches used in individual countries.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    France, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Chile, Germany, China, Bolivia, Finland, Malaysia, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Russia, Paraguay, Hungary, Norway, Europe

    Meeting Name: European Forestry Commission
    Meeting symbol/code: FO:EFC/2015/11 - ECE/TIM/2015/11
    Session: Sess.38 - Sess.73

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    United Kingdom, Switzerland, United States of America, Moldova, Georgia, Europe

    This document is a background paper for the discussions on Forest Ecosystem Services and financing Sustainable Forest Management. It provides some specific examples of market mechanisms for trading Forest Ecosystem Services in clean water provision, recreation opportunities, biodiversity conservation, and climate change mitigation through forest-based carbon sequestration and product substitution.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Poland, Switzerland, Japan, Turkey, Spain, Finland, Italy

    This note has been prepared for the plenary session of the European Forest Week on “Forests and Water” taking place on Thursday, 23 October 2008 1 . Its objective is to stimulate a lively and well informed discussion by providing the reader with background information and proposing questions which participants in the session may wish to address during the discussion. The note presents linkages between the forest and water sectors, discusses collaboration between the communities and presents international legal and policy frameworks.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Switzerland, United States of America, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Finland

    This document summarizes the latest global and regional policy developments related to forests. It describes decisions resulting from international and intergovernmental processes and identifies areas where these decisions may have an impact on the forest sector in the COFFI and EFC region. It also notes the possible role of the Committee and the Commission in facilitation of implementation of these policy processes. Furthermore the document includes a brief overview of the global and regional reporting on forests and sustainable forest management in the region, concluded in 2015.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    France, United States of America, Chile, Ukraine, China, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Kazakhstan, Finland, Thailand, Italy, Brazil, Russia, Norway

    This report presents the key findings on forest land use and land-use change between 1990 and 2005 from FAO’s 2010 Global Forest Resources Assessment Remote Sensing Survey. It is the first report of its kind to present systematic estimates of global forest land use and change. The ambitious goal of the Remote Sensing Survey was to use remote sensing data to obtain globally consistent estimates of forest area and changes in tree cover and forest land use between 1990 and 2005.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Serbia, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Luxembourg, Ireland, Azerbaijan, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, Ukraine, Finland, Lithuania, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Uzbekistan, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Hungary, Europe

    Meeting Name: Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry
    Meeting symbol/code: FO:EFC/2015/Inf.3 - ECE/TIM/2015/Inf.3
    Session: Sess.38 - Sess.73

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Angola, Estonia, Bangladesh, Luxembourg, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Latvia, United Kingdom, Congo, Belarus, Niger, Central African Republic, New Zealand, Mozambique, Zambia, Finland, Brunei Darussalam, Botswana, Cambodia, Senegal, Chad, Kuwait
  10. 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.

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