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An international journal of forestry and forest industries - Vol. 53 2002/1

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Editor: A. Perlis
Editorial Advisory Board
Forestry Department:

J. Ball, I.J. Bourke, C. Holding-Anyonge,
R.M. Martin, M. Morell, C.T.S. Nair,
C. Palmberg-Lerche, A. Perlis, L. Russo,
O. Souvannavong, T. Vahanen, M. Wilkie
Editing, design, graphics and desktop
Editorial Group,
FAO Information Division

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Cover photo: Mountains tower over Tehran,
Islamic Republic of Iran,
providing vital resources

F. Giaccone

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Dr Jacques Diouf
Together we can move mountains

Message from His Majesty Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, King of Nepal

M.F. Price and B. Messerli
Fostering sustainable mountain development: from Rio to the International Year of Mountains, and beyond

H.R. Mishra
Mountains of the developing world: pockets of poverty or pinnacles for prosperity

M. Muthoo
Mountain environment and development

S.K. Nepal
Tourism as a key to sustainable mountain development: the Nepalese Himalayas in retrospect 

W.L. Mitchell and P.F. Brown
Mountain peoples - adaptation and cultural persistence for a new century

A. Villeneuve, P. Talla and M.A. Mekouar
The legal framework for sustainable mountain management: an overview of mountain-specific instruments

P.C. Zingari and G. Fiebiger
Mountain risks and hazards