Periodicals and newsletters

Unasylva - FAO's international journal of forests, forestry and forest industries published quarterly in English, French and Spanish. Unasylva covers all aspects of forests and forestry: policy and planning; conservation and management of forest-based plants and animals; rural socio-economic development; species improvement; industrial development; international trade; and environmental considerations.

Clim-FO-L Newsletter - CLIM-FO-L is an electronic newsletter on forests and climate change compiled by FAO and issued monthly. It provides information on recent developments in climate change negotiations, scientific articles, publications, events and job opportunities, among other things. 

FRA News - Electronic newsletter prepared by the FRA Secretariat with the latest news, activities and events related to the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA). Published in three languages.

NWFP Update - Quarterly e-newsletter providing information on the potential of non-wood forest products and their contribution to the sustainable development of the world's forest resources.

FLEGT Newsletter - Bimonthly update on common efforts of the European Union, FAO and partner countries to combat illegal logging and to implement the EU Action Plan for Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The newsletter also aims to disseminate information on the latest developments from the Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPA) processes between the EU and timber producing countries. It is produced by the European Forest Institute's EU FLEGT Facility in cooperation with the EU FAO FLEGT Programme.

FLRM newsletter presents the main achievements of the Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism team and to inform interested partners on ongoing actions implemented at global, regional and national levels.

Sustainable Wildlife Programme newsletter - a quarterly newsletter that highlights the work of the Sustainable Wildlife Management programme, including facts and figures, news and information on events and conferences and interviews with donors, partners, and local staff.

Tigerpaper - Quarterly regional conservation news bulletin, produced by the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP), dedicated to the exchange of information relating to wildlife and protected area management in the Asia and the Pacific region. It also includes Forest News reporting on FAO forestry activities in the region, including news about regional projects, summaries of meetings and new forestry initiatives.

Nature et Faune - Wildlife and Nature - Quarterly international publication, produced by the FAO Regional Office for Africa (RAF), dedicated to the exchange of information and scientific data on wildlife and protected areas management and conservation of natural resources on the African continent.

Teaknet bulletin - Teaknet bulletin is produced three times a year by the Teaknet Secretariat, located in the Kerala Forest Research Institute, India. The Bulletin acts as an information outlet and a platform for its members, and deals with all aspects of teak, from production to processing and marketing.

APANews - Asia-Pacific Agroforestry Newsletter - Newsletter produced in support of the Asia-Pacific Agroforestry Network (APAN) that provides information on agroforestry research, promotion and development, education and training to researchers, practitioners and policy-makers in the region.

Invasives: Newsletter of the Asia-Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network - regular newsletters and fact sheets to address the immense costs and dangers posed by invasive species to the sustainable management of forests in the Asia-Pacific region.

International Forest Fire News - Biannual newsletter providing information, statistical data, country reports, and analysis concerning forest fires to the wildland fire science community, fire managers and policy-makers.

Archived newsletters

Asia-Pacific MAR newsletter reports activitites and news from the project Strengthening monitoring, assessment and reporting (MAR) for sustainable forest management in the Asia-Pacific region.  No longer published, last issue December 2010

Forest Genetic Resources - Annual bulletin (formerly Forest Genetic Resources Information) published in English, French and Spanish with global distribution. The bulletin includes new findings and national experiences and programmes pertaining to forest genetics. No longer published, last issue 2004

Forest Harvesting Bulletin - Annual bulletin that promotes environmentally sound forest harvesting and transport practices worldwide, particularly in developing countries and countries in transition. No longer published, last issue 2005

inFO news - Follow the work of FAO Forestry and its partners, a regular news e-bulletin published by the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 

Infosylva keeps readers informed of the latest news, research articles, publications, upcoming meetings and other events, as well as job postings, on forests and forestry related issues. It was first launched in 2005. It is sent twice a month to more than 15,000 stakeholders in the forestry sector worldwide. It is in English, Spanish and French.

last updated:  Friday, April 12, 2019