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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Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Egypt, 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
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2015Serbia, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015France, 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
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015United 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008Poland, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Switzerland, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012France, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Serbia, 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
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2000Angola, 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
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, 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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