FAO's Forestry department works across a number of sectors.  Below are links to publications in these areas as well as links to publications from the regions.    

 Themes  

     Biodiversity and wildlife   Food security and livelihoods
   Cities   Mountains
   Climate Change   Sustainable forest management
   Desertification     Watershed management
   Energy  

From the regions

Asia and the Pacific

Assessing and promoting trees outside forests in Asian rice production landscapes 19 December 2014 Planted or naturally regenerated trees scattered throughout rice production landscapes or in and around agricultural plots, in the pilot sites and elsewhere, have proven to be excellent sources of goods and services to increase the socio-economic and environmental sustainability of agricultural landscapes. [more]
Assessing and promoting trees outside forests in Asian rice production landscapes 19 December 2014 Planted or naturally regenerated trees scattered throughout rice production landscapes or in and around agricultural plots, in the pilot sites and elsewhere, have proven to be excellent sources of goods and services to increase the socio-economic and environmental sustainability of agricultural landscapes. [more]
Edible insects in Lao PDR 13 June 2014 Building on tradition to enhance food security [more]

 

Europe and Central Asia

10 February 2015 EU funded project “Preparation of IPARD Forest and Fisheries Sector Reviews in Bosnia and Herzegovina” [more]
FAO Forestry in Europe 10 September 2013 FAO Forestry’s projects in Europe 2010–2013 [more]
13 December 2012 This study aims not only to facilitate the healthy and sustainable development of Forest Owners Organizations in Eastern European countries, but also to contribute to best practices for forest producer organizations in developing countries around the world. [more]

 

Africa

29 January 2015 Enhancing gender equality in the management of Africa's natural resources [more]
The Forests of the Congo Basin - State of the Forest 2013 18 November 2014 Published by the Observatoire des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale, this new edition of the State of the Forest represents the collaborative effort of over 150 individuals from a diversity of institutions and the forestry administrations of the Central African countries. Financial contributions from the European Union, Norway, the United States of America, Germany, France, Canada and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations must also be acknowledged. [more]
Nature & Faune Vol 28 Issue 2 2014 14 October 2014 Sustainable natural resources management in Africa's urban food and nutrition equation. [more]

 

Latin America and the Caribbean

17 February 2015 An overview of the actual and potential impacts of climate change on forests and forest dependent people in six Caribbean countries - Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago. The paper also examines the major issues and developments related to climate change impacts and responses in the region as regards forests and highlights related opportunities for regional action to address gaps and needs. [more]
22 October 2009 Provides a synthesis of experience and achievements in the financing of forest management in 19 Latin American countries. [more]

Near East

Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel initiative 10 February 2014 The African Wall: An African partnership to tackle desertification and land degradation [more]
5 December 2013 Forests and Climate Change Working Paper - 09 [more]
State of Mediterranean Forests 2013 24 April 2013 Towards sustainable development in the Mediterranean: challenges to face [more]

 

last updated:  Friday, December 19, 2014