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An international review of forestry and forest products
FAO - The Food And Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations -grew out of a United Nations Conference held at Hot Springs, Virginia, U.S.A., in May 1943. The nations agreed to work together to secure a lasting peace through freedom from want. The Organization was formally founded at Quebec, Canada, in October 1945. It was located at Washington D.C. until 1951 when the Headquarters office was moved to Rome.
Unasylva is prepared by the Forestry and Forest Products Division, directed by Mr. Egon Glesinger, and published every quarter in English, French and Spanish. It attempts to cover a range of interest as wide as that of the Forestry Division whose work it mirrors. Signed articles express the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Organization. All material in Unasylva may be freely reprinted, but acknowledgment is requested, together with a copy of the publication containing the reprint.
Cover photograph. The special commemorative stamp honoring the Filth World Forestry Congress, issued by the Postal Administration of the United Nations. First day issues on sale in New York and Seattle on 29 August. Foresters everywhere are grateful to the Secretary- General of the United Nations, Mr Dag Hammarskjold, for this signal tribute to forestry.
An International Review of Forestry and Forest Products
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Message of the director-general, FAO
The role of forestry in world economic development
R.C. Wilson and George Vitas
The United States timber situation
Planning for watershed development
Mobile forestry exhibit in Ethiopia
The world's forest resources
FAO - What it is - What it does - How it works: 1960
A special effort
FAO in brief
FAO member nations - As at 1 January 1960
FAO forestry development papers
FAO forestry studies
Where to purchase FAO publications locally - Points de vente des publications de la FAO - Puntos de venta de publicaciones de la FAO