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  • Plant for the Planet : The Billion Tree Campaign

    Plant for the Planet : The Billion Tree Campaign

    This publication can introduce but a fraction of the energy and results inspired by the Campaign. It is intended to convey the range of partners moved to action: from children to giant corporations, from womens groups to technocrats, dancers to diplomats, farmers to national governments. Trees are more significant than many of us might imagine. They commemorate births and lives lived. They beautify slums, farms and grand avenues. They provide ...

  • 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.

  • Promising African plants

    Promising African plants

    This full-colour publication highlights 25 promising African plants, a selection from 10 years PROTA programme.    They include vegetables (e.g. spider plant, roselle, African eggplant), cereals and pulses (e.g. African rice, tef, bambara groundnut), dyes and tannins (e.g. dye-sorghum, n’galama, turmeric), vegetable oils (e.g. Allanblackia, shea butter tree), timbers (e.g. alstonia, moabi, African whitewood) and medicinal plants (e.g. endod, ...

  • Better forestry, less poverty. A practitioner's guide (En)

    Better forestry, less poverty. A practitioner's guide (En)

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersThis guide suggests ways to design and implement forest-based interventions that have the greatest potential to reduce poverty. Areas for action include timber production in both natural and planted forests, non-wood forest products, woodfuel, bushmeat, agroforestry and payment for environmental services. For each topic, the guide outlines key issues, summarizes successful case studies and identifies sources o

  • Microfinance and forest-based small-scale enterprises (English)

    Microfinance and forest-based small-scale enterprises (English)

    Series: FAO Forestry PapersCommunities around the world rely on forests for their livelihoods, not only for domestic uses but also for income, frequently obtained through small-scale, often family-run enterprises. The sustainable development of such enterprises is increasingly recognized as a key to poverty reduction but is often hindered by lack of financial inputs or poor access to microfinance services. This publication reviews the s

  • Raising the Stakes: Impacts of Privatisation, Certification and Partnerships in South Africa

    Raising the Stakes: Impacts of Privatisation, Certification and Partnerships in South Africa

    Forestry is a good, if risky, business in South Africa. A handful of private companies, together with government, have dominated a commercial forestry sector based on plantations. Today, world market trends are causing companies to focus on what they do best, and to outsource everything else. Government is privatising its plantations and is pursuing policies aimed at empowering formerly marginalised people. This means that forestry is changing ...

  • Site Management and Productivity in Tropical Plantation Forests

    Site Management and Productivity in Tropical Plantation Forests

    These proceedings describe the experimental basis and preliminary results of CIFOR project 'Site Management and Productivity in Tropical Plantations'. The research, which is underway at 17 sites in seven countries and involve scientists from 16 institutions, focuses on inter-rotation management. This phase between tree harvesting and replanting for the next rotation is a window of considerable risks as well as opportunites

  • Gum naval stores: turpentine and rosin from pine resin - vol 2 (En)

    Gum naval stores: turpentine and rosin from pine resin - vol 2 (En)

    Series: Non-Wood Forest ProductsPinus is one of the most widely distributed genera of trees in the northern hemisphere, extending from the polar region to the tropics and including Central and North America, Europe and Asia. It is also one of the most widely planted exotics for timber and pulp purposes and large areas of pine are therefore found outside their natural range in South America, Africa and Australasia. In addition to their u

  • Plantations in the tropics : environmental concerns

    Plantations in the tropics : environmental concerns

    Based on thorough bibliographic research of a highly controversial topic, this report, jointly sponsored by IUCN, UNEP and WWF, shows the potential of plantations, while also exposing problems which may arise if massive tree plantations proposed for the tropics are to be established. Major issues covered include; species selection, soil and water cycle effects, fires, pests and diseases, effects on biodiversity, carbon dioxide fixation, land ...