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  • Kenya: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

    Kenya: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

    Through the use of satellite data, photographs, graphics and site-specific case studies, this 160-page atlas highlights environmental change in Kenya. It looks at the country"s mountains, forests, water bodies and national parks, chronicling the evolution of the country"s environment over the last few decades and the ecological challenges and opportunities facing the country.

  • Yearbook of Forest Products 2007 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2007 - Anuario de productos forestales 2007. 2003-2007.

    Yearbook of Forest Products 2007 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2007 - Anuario de productos forestales 2007. 2003-2007.

    FAO Statistics SeriesThis is the 61st issue of the FAO Yearbook of Forest Products, a compilation of statistical data on basic forest products for all countries and territories of the world. It contains annual data on the production and trade in forest products for the years 2003-2007 and on directions of trade in 2006 and 2007. For the first time, in order to increase access to forestry information, FAO is expanding the language covera

  • Yearbook of Forest Products 2006 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2006 - Anuario de productos forestales 2006 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    Yearbook of Forest Products 2006 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2006 - Anuario de productos forestales 2006 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    Series: FAO Statistics SeriesThis is the 60th issue of the "FAO Yearbook of Forest Products", a compilation of statistical data on basic forest products for all countries and territories of the world. It contains annual data on the production and trade in forest products for the years 2002-2006 and on directions of trade in 2005 and 2006. - Le présent volume est la 60éme édition de l' "Annuaire des produits forestiers", un recueil de do

  • Best practices for improving law compliance in the forest sector (English)

    Best practices for improving law compliance in the forest sector (English)

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersForest law compliance is attracting increased attention in the international forest policy arena as significant volumes of timber are illegally felled, processed and traded every year. Illegal logging and associated trade are a complex issue with far-reaching environmental, social and economic consequences. Various stakeholders at the local, national and international levels are making efforts to address the i

  • Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005. Progress towards sustainable forest management (En)

    Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005. Progress towards sustainable forest management (En)

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersFAO has been coordinating global forest resources assessments every five to ten years since 1946. The Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 (FRA 2005) was carried out between 2003 and 2005 and involved more than 800 people, including 172 officially nominated national correspondents, their colleagues, an Advisory Group, international experts, FAO staff, consultants and volunteers from around the world.

  • State of the World's Forests 2007 (En)

    State of the World's Forests 2007 (En)

    Series: State of the World's ForestsFAO's biennial State of the World's Forests series offers a global perspective on the forest sector, including its environmental, economic and social dimensions. This seventh edition examines progress towards sustainable forest management. Part I reviews progress region by region. Each regional report is structured according to the seven thematic elements of sustainable forest management agreed by int

  • World bamboo resources. A thematic study prepared in the framework of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 (En)

    World bamboo resources. A thematic study prepared in the framework of the Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005 (En)

    Series: Non-Wood Forest ProductsBamboo - a major non-wood forest product - is an ancient woody grass widely distributed in tropical, subtropical and mild temperate zones. It is an integral part of forestry, but is also widely spread outside forests, including farmlands, riverbanks, roadsides and urban areas. Bamboo is quickly changing its image from the "poor man's tree" to a high-tech, industrial raw material and substitute for wood.

  • Yearbook of Forest Products 2004 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2004 - Anuario de productos forestales 2004 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    Yearbook of Forest Products 2004 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2004 - Anuario de productos forestales 2004 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    The FAO "Yearbook of Forest Products" is a compilation of statistical data on basic forest products for all countries and territories of the world. This issue contains annual data on the production and trade of forest products for the years 2000-2004 and on the direction of trade in 2003 and 2004. - L' "Annuaire des produits forestiers" est un recueil de données statistiques sur les produits forestiers de base pour tous les pays et territoires ...

  • Yearbook of Forest Products 2003 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2003 - Anuario de productos forestales 2003 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    Yearbook of Forest Products 2003 - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2003 - Anuario de productos forestales 2003 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    The FAO "Yearbook of Forest Products" is a compilation of statistical data on basic forest products for all countries and territories of the world. This issue contains annual data on the production and trade of forest products for the years 1999-2003 and on the direction of trade in 2002 and 2003. - L' "Annuaire des produits forestiers" est un recueil de données statistiques sur les produits forestiers de base pour tous les pays et territoires ...

  • Yearbook of Forest Products 2005. - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2005 - Anuario de productos forestales 2005 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    Yearbook of Forest Products 2005. - Annuaire des produits forestiers 2005 - Anuario de productos forestales 2005 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    The FAO "Yearbook of Forest Products" is a compilation of statistical data on basic forest products for all countries and territories of the world. This issue contains annual data on the production and trade of forest products for the years 2001-2005 and on the direction of trade in 2004 and 2005. - L' "Annuaire des produits forestiers" est un recueil de données statistiques sur les produits forestiers de base pour tous les pays et territoires ...

  • Yearbook of Forest Products 2002. Annuaire des produits forestiers 2002. Anuario de productos forestales 2002 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    Yearbook of Forest Products 2002. Annuaire des produits forestiers 2002. Anuario de productos forestales 2002 (En/Fr/Es/Ar/Ch)

    The FAO "Yearbook of Forest Products" is a compilation of statistical data on basic forest products for all countries and territories of the world. This issue contains annual data on the production and trade of forest products for the years 1998-2002 and on the direction of trade in 2001 and 2002. - "L'Annuaire des produits forestiers" est un recueil de données statistiques sur les produits forestiers de base pour tous les pays et territoires du ...

  • Getting the Private Sector to Work for the Public Good

    Getting the Private Sector to Work for the Public Good

    Within the space of two decades, China’s forestry sector has been transformed. As part of its broader “socialist market experiment”, China has negotiated a shift in responsibility for forest utilisation and management away from the state towards the private sector. While reform has progressed step-by-step, the cumulative change has been dramatic. Set in motion by the extension of the “Household Responsibility System” from agriculture to forestry ...

  • Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000. Main report (En)

    Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000. Main report (En)

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersThe"Global Forest Resources Assessment 2000" (FRA 2000) was the most comprehensive since FAO first reported on forest resources 50 years ago. FRA 2000 was based on the bottom-up approach, but supplemented by global level verification. The backbone of FRA 2000 was the data, information and knowledge provided by countries. Country information was verified and supplemented with "top-down" studies and remote sensi

  • Non-wood forest products from temperate broad-leaved trees (En)

    Non-wood forest products from temperate broad-leaved trees (En)

    Series: Non-wood Forest ProductsTemperate broadleaved trees grow in very different ecosystems in the northern and southern hemispheres, but are also found extensively in many tropical and subtropical mountain areas. A wide range of non-wood products are derived from temperate broadleaved trees, and their description is organized in this volume according to the part of the tree from which they are obtained (whole tree, foliage, flowers,

  • Communities and forest management in western Europe

    Communities and forest management in western Europe

    Fourth in the series, this profile explores the diverse and changing nature of Community Involvement in Forest Management (CIFM) in Western Europe. It provides some comparative European-level data on important social institutions which shape patterns of community involvement in forestry, and it briefly examines different national contexts. Through 12 case studies, this publication discusses some of the main economic, social, ecological and ...

  • Non-wood forest products from conifers (En )

    Non-wood forest products from conifers (En )

    Non-Wood Forest ProductsConifers are abundant in the boreal and temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, but are also important components of many tropical and subtropical forest ecosystems. Many conifer species provide a wide range of non-wood products. Although some services are briefly mentioned, the focus in this volume is on the products that conifers provide. With the exception of essential oils, which can be obtained from se

  • Production, Privatisation and Preservation in Papua New Guinea Forestry

    Production, Privatisation and Preservation in Papua New Guinea Forestry

    Papua New Guinea's forests represent an enormous timber resource and a globally significant storehouse of carbon and biological diversity. The future of this resource has been the focus of heated debate in recent years. Positions are polarised on a range of issues, from basic questions such as whether any further logging should be allowed in Papua New Guinea, given the high conservation value of the country's forests, to politically sensitive ...

  • PLA Notes 36

    PLA Notes 36

    Articles this issue: From terms of reference to participatory learning: using an evaluation’s creative space. ~Experience with PRA training and hands-on implementation: results of an ex-post study of PRA training courses. ~Tackling difficult issues: lessons from research in Ecuador. ~Force field analysis: applications in PRA.~ ‘Say it with pictures’: an account of a self-assessment process in a diary sector support project in Tanzania. ~Social ...

  • Incomes from the Forest

    Incomes from the Forest

    This paper reviews the strengths and weaknesses of the methods used to estimate the incomes of people whose livelihoods depend of the forests. This is the key to understanding their well being and the use of the forest. The authors summarise the methodologies used in 10 case studies and use these cases, as well as insights from their own research in Indonesia, to suggest ways of overcoming the logistics of collecting income information related ...

  • Estimating biomass and biomass change of tropical forests. A primer - vol 134 (En )

    Estimating biomass and biomass change of tropical forests. A primer - vol 134 (En )

    Series: FAO Forestry Papers *This publication is a practical guide for those who design forest inventories in which biomass estimation is a component. It describes primary data and measurement requirements for assessment of biomass per hectare. As supporting material it provides wood density data for a large number of tropical species. The primer also presents methods that are available for estimating biomass per hectare of tropical for