Unasylva - No. 70

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Vol. 17


An International Review of Forestry and Forest Products

FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded at Quebec, Canada, in October 1945 when its member nations agreed to work together to secure a lasting peace through freedom from want. The membership of FAO now stands at 104 nations.

Forestry and Forest Products Division -

Director N. A. ORASA
Deputy Director J. C. WESTOBY
Assistant to Director L. J. VERNELL

Unasylva - Started in 1947 by MARCEL LELOUP first Director of the Forestry and Forest Products Division, this quarterly publication is intended to corer a range of interests as wide as that of the Division whose work it mirrors. Signed articles express the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Organization.

(Photo, Chuck Abbott from Rapho Guillumette)

Cover photograph. A nation's forests are becoming a long-term investment instead of a one-time crop. This mountain scene in Colorado, U.S.A., symbolizes the five values which the forest can provide - timber, water, forage, recreation and wildlife. With the widespread emphasis tending today to be given to the economic importance of forestry, the other values of the forest must not be ignored.

This electronic document has been scanned using optical character recognition (OCR) software and careful manual recorrection. Even if the quality of digitalisation is high, the FAO declines all responsibility for any discrepancies that may exist between the present document and its original printed version.

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New appointments at FAO headquarters

Nils A. Osara
Expansions of forestry and forest industries in underdeveloped countries

Hardy L. Shirley
Priorities in world forestry

European timber trends and prospects

FAO Staff
Status and trends of forest management in Europe

Work of FAO

International consultation on plywood and other wood-based panel products
North American Forestry Commission
FAO forestry personalities
Joint FAO/IUFRO Committee on Bibliography and Terminology


Jean Le Ray
Forest roads in the tropics - I

Jean Le Ray
Forest roads in the tropics - II

A world of directory of forest and forest products research institutes

The world wildlife fund

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