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The reports of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission’s sessions constitute the principal body of reference for this publication. Additional information was gathered from the reports of the FAO Conference, Council and Committee on Forestry sessions, the biannual publications The Work of FAO and Directory of FAO Statutory Bodies and Panels of Experts and from the sources cited below.

Congressional Research Service. 1992. Deforestation: an overview of global programs and agreements. Report for Congress by Julie Lyke & Susan R. Fletcher. Washington, D.C.

Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) and FAO. 1961. Timber trends and prospects in the Asia-Pacific region. Geneva.

Eldredge, L.G, Executive Secretary of the Pacific Science Congress. 1999. E-mail correspondence.

FAO. 1998. Asia-Pacific forestry towards 2010: report of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study. Rome.

FAO. 1995. The dawn of FAO’s work in forestry and early achievements: interview with René Fontaine. Unasylva 46:182. Rome.

FAO. 1985. FAO: the first 40 years. Rome.

FAO. 1981. FAO: its origins, formation and evolution 1945-1981 by Ralph W. Philipps. Rome.

FAO. 1976. Development and forest resources in Asia and the Far East: trends and perspectives 1961-1991. Rome.

FAO. 1949. Report of the forestry and timber utilization conference for Asia and the Pacific - Mysore, India, 28 Mar - 8 Apr 1949. Washington, D.C.

Hambidge, Gove. 1955. The story of FAO. New York.

Proceedings of the Eighth World Forestry Congress, 16-28 October 1978, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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