editorial Spacial Features Forest Branch off... Focus on ... Country Compass Events of interest Publications Web site Points of view Special guest article

Issue No 8  June 2001

has been compiled by Tina Etherington and Miguel A. Trossero , Wood and Non-Wood Products Utilization Branch (FOPW) of the FAO Forest Products Division.
 


Table of Contents

INFORMATION

EDITORIAL

SPECIAL FEATURES
· Afforestation of arid wastelands through energy plantations: a case study from India
· IEA Bioenergy

FORESTS BRANCH OFF ... into carbon sequestration and substitution
· Climate change and forestry listserv - CLIM-FO-L
· CLIM-FO-L highlights
· COP6
· Carbon sequestration in forests - ten most frequently asked questions (continued)
· Estimating GHG emissions reduction of domestic biomass
· "Sinks"
· Developing synergies between carbon sinks and sustainable development through forest certification
· International Symposium on Carbon Sequestration Measurement and Monitoring in Forest Ecosystems


NEWS AND NOTES
· How many people use fuelwood for cooking?
· AFBnet
· Amergas
· Biodiesel
· FAO and the European Commission (EC)
· Fuel cell technology
· Global review of household energy
· LEAP 2000 · Micropower - Is small beautiful?
· Renewable Energy Development Institute
· Renewable energy information resource tools
· Shell Foundation Sustainable Books for Africa project
· Stoves
· Thomas R. Miles Award
· Training
· Transforming biomass to ethanol?
· UN Foundation approves new funding for UN projects
· Unified Wood Energy Terminology (UWET)
· Wood energy textbook
· Woodheat
· World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio+10)

· World Sustainable Energy Day


FOCUS ON ... CUBA

COUNTRY COMPASS
Australia
Chile
Fiji
Germany
Guatemala
Guinée-Bissau
India
Japan
Kenya
Madagascar
Malaysia
Namibia
Philippines
República Dominicana
Thailand
United Kingdom
Zimbabwe


EVENTS OF INTEREST

PUBLICATIONS

WEB SITES

POINTS OF VIEW

SPECIAL GUEST ARTICLE

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