Unasylva - No. 147 - IX World Forestry Congress Mexico 1985

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Vol. 37

An international journal of the forestry and food industries

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Robert Wazeka

Consulting Editor
Marcelle Biagini

Editorial Advisory Board
Forestry Department: J. E. M. Arnold (Chairman), B. Ben Salem, C. Chandrasekharan, A. Contreras, M.R. de Montalembert, B. Kyrklund, M.K Muthoo, C. Palmberg, R.D. Pardo, R. Wazeka (Secretary)
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Director-General Edouard Saoum
Forestry: Essential for development

FAO Forestry Department
A world perspective: Forestry beyond 2000

J.P. Lanly
Defining and measuring shifting cultivation

Napoleon T. Vergara
Agroforestry systems: A primer

Y.S. Rao
Community forestry: Building success through people's participation

Richard D. Pardo
Logging and people: The social dimension of forest utilization agreements

The world of forestry

Forestry filmstrips from FAO
Teak improvement in Indonesia
A Philippine forestry journal
USA burns more wood at home
Chile's forest economy
New forest film


Looking in depth at agroforestry
Mapping Africa's vegetation
China takes stock of its land
A directory of forest history
Where in the world to find honey
Cataloguing protected areas in tropical America
A wealth of nuts
The future of the Paraguayan Chaco
Wood energy in Asia
Measuring African trees


New hope for the panda
Upgrading environmental journalism
Controlling dangerous chemicals
A register for consultants
Paraguay's national parks
Good news on desertification
Bad news on desertification

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