Environment and forest utilization

Producing goods from trees and forests while maintaining forest environmental benefits



This Web site is a gateway for sharing knowledge on environmental issues in forest utilization.

It highlights the linkages between the production, use and trade of forest goods and services and the impacts of these activities on the biophysical and social environments in which they take place.

It facilitates access to tools for assessing the impacts of forest utilization on the environment.

Feedback: comments, contribution and further information on the topics presented here are welcome, please contact: Laura Russo, FAO Forest Products Division

All photo credits for this Web site: FAO and University of Georgia
last updated:  Wednesday, March 8, 2006