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Global production of all major wood products continued to show steady growth in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year, with the exception of the pulp and paper industry which stagnated in 2012-13 largely due to a decline in consumption in China, according to new data published by FAO today. [more]
News from FAO Forestry FAO promotes a new initiative to develop communication skills in the forestry sector in order to help strengthen national policies and programs on sustainable forest management. During COP 20, communicators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay met in Lima to define the work strategy for the Latin American Forest Communicators Network, promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This network was created with the mission of making environmental and forest communication a key tool in strengthening national policies and programs on sustainable forest management. [more]