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.    


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

From the regions

Asia and the Pacific

Edible insects in Lao PDR 13 June 2014 Building on tradition to enhance food security [more]
Forests and landslides 12 February 2014 The role of trees and forests in the prevention of landslides and rehabilitation of landslide-affected areas in Asia [more]
Invasive alien plants in the forests of Asia and the Pacific 2 October 2013 This book provides the first-ever collation of invasive alien plants threatening the forests of Asia-Pacific. It identifies the native region, current distributions, habitats, threats and damage associated with 111 species of invasive alien plants. [more]


Europe and Central Asia




Latin America and the Caribbean

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 Edible insects in Lao PDR [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:  Monday, March 17, 2014