Unasylva - No. 208 - 2002 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF MOUNTAINS













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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
publishing:
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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GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

EDITORIAL

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

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