Unasylva - No. 205 - RATTAN

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An international journal of forestry and forest industries - Vol. 52- 2001/2

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Editor: A. Perlis
Editorial Advisory Board
Forestry Department:

J. Ball, I.J. Bourke, S. Braatz,
S.A. Dembner, M. Morell,
C. Palmberg-Lerche, A. Perlis, L. Russo,
K. Warner, O. Souvannavong, M. Wilkie
Editing, design, graphics and desktop
Editorial Group,
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Cover photo: Members of an artisanal
cooperative in Uganda making chairs
from rattan


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C.B. Sastry
Rattan in the twenty-first century - an overview

J. Dransfield
Taxonomy, biology and ecology of rattan

T.C.H. Sunderland
Rattan resources and use in West and Central Africa

B. Belcher
Rattan cultivation and livelihoods: the changing scenario in Kalimantan

S.F. Siebert
Sustainable harvesting of wild rattan: viable concept or ecological oxymoron?

W. Liese
Challenges and constraints in rattan processing and utilization in Asia

L.T. Hong, V. Ramanatha Rao and W. Amaral
Research on rattan genetic resources conservation and use: the perspective and strategy of the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute

Recommended actions for rattan development: conclusions of the FAO Expert Consultation on Rattan Development