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An international journal of forestry and forest industries - Vol. 41 - 1990/1
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Editor: Stephen A. Dembner
Language Editor: Roberta Mitchell
Layout Editor: Marina Criscuolo
Consulting Editor: Carla R.S. Koppell
Editorial Assistant: Antoinette Fernandez Van Asten
Editorial Advisory Board Forestry Department: M.R. de Montalembert (Chairman), B. Ben Salem, S. Dembner, T. Frisk, M. Hoskins, L. Ljungman, M.K. Muthoo, C. Palmberg, M. Paveri, E.H. Sene.
Publications Division: K. Richmond (Editorial Branch)
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Editorial - Forestry and food security
The contribution of forestry to food security
"Hungry season" food from the forests
Building nutritional considerations into forestry development efforts
This article is based on a paper for FAO that surveys and synthesizes available
information on changes in food-related behaviour that can be attributed to scarcity
of fuelwood in sub-Saharan Africa (Fleuret, in press)
The impact of fuelwood scarcity on dietary patterns: Hypotheses for research
Tree components in farming systems
An interview with C.H. Murray, Assistant Director-General, FAO
World forestry in perspective
Traditional woodland management techniques of African pastoralists
World of forestry
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