Unasylva - No. 165 - Forest products

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An international journal of the forestry and food industries - Vol. 42 - 1991/2

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Tenth World Forestry Congress

Paris, Palais des Congrès, 17-26 September 1991

PARIS 1991


FORESTS a heritage for the future

Organizing Committee

Associate Secretary-General

Tenth World Forestry Congress

Tenth World Forestry Congress

Centre technique forestier tropical

FAO, Forestry Department

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Table of Contents

Editorial - Learning to see the forest through the trees

G.E. Wickens
Management issues for development of non-timber forest products

P.H. May
Building institutions and markets for non-wood forest products from the Brazilian Amazon

J.C. Okafor
Improving edible species of forest products

G. Olsson
The socio-economic importance of non-timber forest products in the South Pacific: Focus on Vanuatu

K. Kerr
The economic potential of handicrafts enterprises in rural development: Focus on Indonesia

An interview with Mr Louis Mermaz, France's Minister of Agriculture and Forests
Preparing for the tenth world forestry congress

N.A. Burdin
Trends and prospects for the forest sector of the USSR: A view from inside

T.H. Booth
Where in the world? New climatic analysis methods to assist species and provenance selection for trials

World of forestry

Committee on forestry
Near east commission


Sustainable management in the tropical forest?
Water and trees
Case-studies on small-scale forest harvesting
Forest economics

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