Links to other sites related to forest harvesting

FAO works with a wide range of international governmental organizations, regional and national institutions, research and academic institutions, international and national non-governmental organizations, private-sector (corporate and smallholder), civil-society and other stakeholders. Included in this section are links to relevant Web sites of organizations working directly or indirectly on forest harvesting and/or engineering.

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is an international research and global knowledge institution committed to conserving forests and improving the livelihoods of people in the tropics.

International Cooperation Centre of Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD Forêt) is a French development-oriented agricultural research organization serving the tropics and subtropics.

European Forest Institute (EFI) is an independent non-governmental organization(NGO) promoting the conservation and sustainable management of forests in Europe.

FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) is located in Bangkok, Thailand.

Forests Monitor Ltd is an NGO in Roster Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) provides an effective framework for consultation among timber producing and consuming member countries on all aspects of the world timber economy within its mandate.

International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) is a non-governmental international network of forest scientists, promoting international cooperation in forestry and forest products research.

Tropenbos International (TBI) is an NGO that facilitates the formulation and organization of participatory, objective-oriented and multidisciplinary research and development programmes.

Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) is a non-profit, educational institution dedicated to the conservation of tropical forests through sustainable forestry.

USDA Forest Service promotes sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation internationally.

last updated:  Wednesday, April 23, 2008