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An international journal of forestry and forest industries
FAO - Food and agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Editor: Robert Wazeka
Consulting Editors: Fay Banoun, Marcelle Biagini, Griselda Gomez, Farhana Haque Rahman
Editorial Advisory Board
Forestry Department: J.E.M. Arnold (Chairman), B. Ben Salem, C. Chandrasekharan, A. Contreras, M. R. de Montalembert, B. Kyrklund, M.K. Muthoo, C. Palmberg, R.D. Pardo, R. Wazeka (Secretary)
Publications Division: K. Richmond (Editorial Branch)
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Forestry and the crisis in Africa
Desertification in the Sahelian and Sudanian zones of West Africa
El Hadji Sène
Trees, food production and the struggle against desertification
West Africa: Impressions and interviews
Tanzanian tree-planting: A voice from the villages
FAO Forestry Department
Changes in shifting cultivation in Africa
Maharaj K. Muthoo
FAO's field programme: The first 40 years
Mankoto Ma Mbalele
Part of African culture
On the return of Unasylva
The world of forestry
Appropriate technology in logging
Acorns: a crop for the future
World timber trade increases
Wood energy in dry countries
FAO promotes wood energy
Features of Mediterranean forests
Forests and the law
A focus on Zaire
Improving tropical genetics
World wilderness conference
NGOs meet in Nairobi
Engineering nitrogen fixation
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