Unasylva - No. 211 - WOOD ENERGY


An international journal of forestry and forest industries - Vol. 53 2002/4

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Editor: A. Perlis
Editorial Advisory Board Forestry Department:
J. Ball, C. Holding-Anyonge, R.M. Martin, M. Morell, C.T.S. Nair, C. Palmberg-Lerche, A. Perlis, L. Russo, O. Souvannavong, T. Vahanen, M. Wilkie

Regional Advisers:
H. Abdel Nour, C. Carneiro, P. Durst, P. Koné, E. Pepke

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Cover photo: Fishmeal production using wood energy,Thailand
M.A. Trossero


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EDITORIAL (Download- 12KB)

M.A. Trossero
Wood energy: the way ahead (Download- 258KB)

D. Thrän
Wood energy terminology, information, statistics and standards

E.M. Remedio
Wood energy and livelihood patterns: a case study from the Philippines
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J. Domac
Bioenergy and job generation

A. Koopmans
Biomass energy, indoor air pollution and health

Wood energy, carbon sinks and global climate change

G.P. Horgan
Wood energy economics (Download- 228KB)

A. Faaij
International trade of biofuels

P. Girard
Charcoal production and use in Africa: what future?
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H.E. Stassen
Developments in charcoal production technology

R. Drigo, O.R. Masera and M.A. Trossero
Woodfuel Integrated Supply/Demand Overview Mapping – WISDOM: a geographical representation of woodfuel priority areas (Download- 86KB)

A. Whiteman, J. Broadhead and J. Bahdon
The revision of woodfuel estimates in FAOSTAT (Download- 53KB)

G.J. Kamwenda
Ngitili agrosilvipastoral systems in the United Republic of Tanzania (Download- 104KB)

FAO FORESTRY (Download- 84KB)


BOOKS (Download- 87KB)