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  • Togu et les arbres de vie

    Togu et les arbres de vie

    Children"s environmental awareness booklet on forests with its fauna and flora. This publication is aimed at sensitizing children to the importance of forests and the need to conserve them and also promote tree planting. "Togu and the Trees of Life" is part Tunza Environmental Series for Children. ""Tunza"" means to treat with care of affection in Kiswahili.

  • Togu y los arboles de la vida

    Togu y los arboles de la vida

    Children"s environmental awareness booklet on forests with its fauna and flora. This publication is aimed at sensitizing children to the importance of forests and the need to conserve them and also promote tree planting. "Togu and the Trees of Life" is part Tunza Environmental Series for Children. ""Tunza"" means to treat with care of affection in Kiswahili.

  • Togu and the Trees of Life

    Togu and the Trees of Life

    Children"s environmental awareness booklet on forests with its fauna and flora. This publication is aimed at sensitizing children to the importance of forests and the need to conserve them and also promote tree planting. "Togu and the Trees of Life" is part Tunza Environmental Series for Children. ""Tunza"" means to treat with care of affection in Kiswahili.

  • Global review of forests pests and diseases

    Global review of forests pests and diseases

    Insect pests, diseases and other biotic agents have considerable impacts on forests. They can adversely affect tree growth, vigour and survival, the yield and quality of wood and non-wood products, wildlife habitat, recreation and the aesthetic appeal and cultural value of forests. They may also impede forest plantation programmes and make it necessary to abandon certain tree species or to clear cut large areas dominated by infested trees. This ...

  • 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.

  • 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,

  • Land Rights Under Pressure: Access to Resources in Southern Benin

    Land Rights Under Pressure: Access to Resources in Southern Benin

    This report examines the diverse arrangements by which people gain access to land and trees, through a system of rental, loans, sharecropping, mortgage and guardianship contracts. The terms and conditions are subject to negotiation according to people and place. Shortage of credit, the withdrawal of government support to agriculture, and absence of legal framework are important factors in generating such institutional innovation. High levels of ...

  • 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