Conjunto de Herramientas para la Gestión Forestal Sostenible (GFS)

Bosques, seguridad alimentaria y nutrición

Bienvenido al módulo sobre bosques, seguridad alimentaria y nutrición. Este módulo está dirigido a los gestores forestales y de tierras públicos y privados que desean incrementar la contribución de los bosques y los árboles fuera de ellos a la seguridad alimentaria y la nutrición. El módulo brinda conocimientos prácticos, estrategias y herramientas relativos a la aplicación de la gestión forestal sostenible para que sea posible.

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Ahenkan, A. & Boon, E. 2011.Non-timber forest products (NTFPs): clearing the confusion in semantics. Journal of Human Ecology, 33(1): 1–9.

Albers, H.J. & Robinson, E.J.Z. 2013. A review of the spatial economics of non-timber forest products extraction: implications for policy. Journal of Ecological Economics, 92: 87–95.

Arnold, M. & Ruiz Pérez, M. 2001. Can non-timber forest products match tropical forest conservation and development objectives? Journal of Ecological Economics, 39(3): 437–447.

Belcher, B. 2003. What isn’t an NTFP? Journal of International Forestry, 5(2)161–168.

Belcher, B. & Achdiawan, R. 2005. Global patterns and trends in the use and management of commercial NTFPs: implications for livelihoods and conservation. Journal of World Development, 33(9): 1435–1452.

Belcher, B. & Schreckenberg, K. 2007. Commercialisation of non-timber forest products – a reality check. Development Policy Review, 25(2): 1467–7679.

Carr, M. & Hartl, M. 2008. Gender and non-timber forest products: promoting food security and economic empowerment. International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Larson, A., Barry, D., Dahal, G.R. & Colfer, C. 2010. Forests for people: community rights and forest tenure reform. Bogor, Indonesia, Center for International Forestry Research.

FAO. 2006. Better forestry, less poverty: a practitioner’s guide. Rome.

FAO. 2009. State of the World’s Forests 2009. Rome.

FAO. 2011. Forests for improved food security and nutrition. Rome.

FAO. 2013. Towards food security and improved nutrition. Rome.

FAO. 2013. Forests for food security and nutrition. Unasylva, 64(241), 80 pp.

FAO. 2014. Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) – Framework for Action. Rome.

FAO. 2014. State of the World’s Forests 2014. Rome.

FAO. 2015. Committee on World Food Security reports. Committee for Food Security. Rome.

FAO. 2016. Integrated policy for forests, food security and sustainable livelihoods: lessons from the Republic of Korea. Rome.

FAO. 2016. State of the World’s Forests 2016. Rome.

FAO, IFAD & WFP. 2015. The state of food insecurity in the world 2015. Meeting the 2015 international hunger targets: taking stock of uneven progress. Rome, FAO.

Guariguata, M.R., García-Fernández, C., Sheil, D., Nasi, R., Herrero-Jáuregui, C., Cronkleton P., Ingram, V. 2010. Compatibility of timber and non-timber forest products management in natural tropical forests: perspectives, challenges and opportunities. Journal of Forest Ecology and Management, 259(3): 237–245.

Mahapatra, A.K. & Shackleton, C.M. 2011. Has deregulation of non-timber forest products controls and marketing in Orissa state (India) affected local patterns of use and marketing? Journal of Forest Policy and Economics, 13(8): 622–629.

McCarthy, J.J., Canziani, O.F., Leary, N.A., Dokken, D.J. & White, K.S., eds. 2001. Timber and non-wood products. In Climate change 2001: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. Working Group II of the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press.

Shackleton, C.M. & Pandey, A.K. 2013. Positioning non-timber forest products on the development agenda. Journal of Forest Policy and Economics, 13(8): 622–629.

Sizer, N., Bass, S. & Mayers, J., et al. 2005. Wood, fuelwood, and non-wood forest products. Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Policy Responses, 257–293. Washington, DC, Island Press.

Stryamets, N. 2012. Non-wood forest products for livelihoods. Bosque, 33(3): 329–332.

Vedeld, P., Angelsen, A., Bojö, J., Sjaastad, E. & Berg, G.K. 2007. Forest environmental incomes and the rural poor. Journal of Forest Policy and Economics, 9(7): 869–879.

Vira, B., Wildburger, C. & Mansourian, S. eds. 2015. Forests, trees and landscapes for food security and nutrition: a global assessment report. IUFRO World Series Volume 33. Vienna. 172 p.


FAO. Forests for food security and nutrition. Online video clip. YouTube, 13 May 2013.

FAO. Edible insects. Online video clip. YouTube, 13 May 2013.

CIFOR. Africa’s dry forests key to food security. Online video clip. YouTube, 5 April 2012.

FAO. Why are forests important to food security? Eva Muller, Forestry Director. Online video clip. YouTube, 8 May 2013.

CIFOR. Humans have a history of managing forests for food security. Online video clip. YouTube,  2 October 2012