International Poplar Commission
23rd session, Beijing, China, 27 – 30 October 2008

Working paper IPC/6E

Poplars, willows and people’s wellbeing

Synthesis of Country Progress Reports

Activities Related to Poplar and Willow Cultivation and Utilization, 2004 through 2007

© Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2008


Nineteen member countries of the IPC have provided national progress reports to the 23rd Session of the International Poplar Commission. A Synthesis has been made by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and summarizes issues, highlights status and identifies trends affecting cultivation, management and utilization of Poplars and Willows in temperate and boreal regions of the world.

Comments and feedback are welcome.

For further information, please contact:
Mr. Jim Carle
Secretary
International Poplar Commission
Forestry Department
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
I-00153 Rome
ITALY
E-mail: Jim.Carle@fao.org

For quotation:
FAO, October 2008. Synthesis of Country Progress Reports received, prepared for the 23rd Session of the International Poplar Commission, jointly hosted by FAO and by the Beijing Forestry University, the State Forest Administration of China and the Chinese Academy of Forestry; Beijing, China, 27-30 October 2008. International Poplar Commission, Working, Paper IPC/6. Forest Management Division, FAO, Rome (unpublished).

Web references:
For details relating to the International Poplar Commission as a Technical Statutory Body of FAO, including National Poplar Commissions, working parties and initiatives, can be viewed on www.fao.org/forestry/ipc, and highlights of the 23rd Session of the International Poplar Commission 2008 can be viewed on www.fao.org/forestry/ipc2008.


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