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Selected environmental research centers

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil:

Instituto Brasileiro de Desenvolvimento Florestal
Palacio do Desenvolvimento 13° andar
70000 Brasilia, D.F.
Brasil


Forest Products Laboratory
Universidade Federal de Brasilia
Brasilia, D.F.
Brasil


Universidade Federal do Parana
Facultade de Florestas
Faixa Postal 2959
80000 Curitiba, Paran
Brasil


Universidade Federal de Vicosa
Caixa Postal 328
Vicosa, Minas Gerais
Brasil


Aracruz Florestal S.A.
Rua Professor Lobo 1128
Aracruz, Esprito Santo
Brasil


Escola Superior de Florestas
Universidade Federal de Vicosa
36579 Vicosa
Minas Gerais
Brasil

Chile:

Universidad Austral de Chile
Facultad de Ingenieria Forestal
Instituto de Tecnologia e Industrias de la Madera
Casilla 567
Valdivia
Chile


Instituto Forestal
Casilla 3085
Santiago
Chile


FAO Regional Office for Latin America
Scientific and Agricultural Information Service
Providencia 871
Casilla 10095
Santiago
Chile


Facultad de Ciencias Forestales
Universidad de Chile
Santa Rosa, Paradero 321/2
Fundo Antumapu
Santiago
Chile

Columbia:

Corporacion Nacional de Investigacion y Fomento Forestal
Gerente General del Instituto de Desarrollo de los Recursos Naturales Renovables INDERENA
Ministerio de Agricultura
Bogota
Columbia


Instituto de Investigaciones y Proyectos Forestales y Madereros
Universidad Distrital
Bogota
Columbia


Instituto de Desarrollo de los Recursos Naturales Renovables
Avenida Caracas No. 25 A 66
Bogota
Columbia


Facultad de Ciencias Agricolas
Departamento de Recursos Forestales
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Apartado Aereo 568
Medellin
Columbia

Costa Rica:

Centro Agronomico Tropical de Investigacion y Ensenanza (CATIE)
Departamento de Ciencias Forestales
Turrialba
Costa Rica

Dominican
Republic:

Museo Nacional de Historia Natural
Calle Cesar Nicolas Penson
Santo Domingo
Republica Dominicana

Ecuador:

Centro de Investigacion
Ministerio de Agricultura 7 Ganaderia
Quito
Ecuador


Seccion de Vida Silvestre
Parques Naturales
Ministerio de Agricultura
Quito
Ecuador

El Salvador:

Departamento Forestal
Direccion de Recursos Naturales
Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia
San Salvador
El Salvador

Guatemala:

Instituto Nacional Forestal
10-44 3 Ave., Zona 1
Guatemala City
Guatemala

Honduras:

Gerente General
Corporacion Hondurena para el Desarrollo Forestal
Tegucigalpa
Honduras

Nicaragua:

Director de Recursos Naturales Renovables
Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganaderia
Managua
Nicaragua


CATASTRO e Inventario Recursos Naturales
Apartado 2355
Managua
Nicaragua

Paraguay:

Instituto Nacional de Recnologia y Normalizacion
Avenida General Artigas y General Roa
Casilla de Correo 967
Asuncion
Paraguay


Division of National Parks and Wildlife
Department of Forestry
E. Patria 4OP, Tacuari 493
Asuncion
Paraguay

Venezuela:

Facultad de Ciencias Forestales
Universidad de los Andes
Apartado No. 305
Merida
Venezuela


Instituto Forestal Latinoamericano
Apartado 36
Merida
Venezuela


ANFORES
Asociacion Nacional de Forestadores de Arboles Maderables
Salom Estado Yaracuy S.A.
Venezuela

AFRICA

Benin:

Eaux et Forets
P.B. 11
Tangvieta
Benin

Botswana:

Department of Wildlife and National Parks
P.O. Box 131
Gaborone
Botswana

Cameroon:

Office National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique ONAREST
Institut de la Recherche Forestiere
c/o Directeur des Eaux et Forets
Ministere de l'Agriculture
Yaounde
Cameroon


Ecole de Faune
B. P. Box 271
Garoua
Cameroon
(sponsors wildlife education clubs)

Chad:

Centre Technique Forestier Tropical
Centre du Chad
Fort Lamy
Chad


CBLT (Arid Basin Commission)
Forestry Division
B. P. 727
N'Djamena
Chad

Ethiopia:

The General Manager
State Forest Development Agency
P. O. Box 1034
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Gabon:

Centre Technique Forestier Tropical (CTFT)
B.P. 149
Libreville
Gabon

Ghana:

Forest Products Research Institute
University P.O. Box 63
Kumasi
Ghana


The Chief Conservator of Forests Forestry
Department Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources
P.O. Box 527
Accra
Ghana

Ivory Coast:

Centre Technique Forestier Tropical (CTFT)
B.P. 8033
Abidjan
Ivory Coast


Institut Francais du Cafe et du Cacao
Centre de Recherches
B.P. 1827
Abidjan
Ivory Coast


Department of National Parks
Ministry for Protection of Nature
Abidjan
Ivory Coast

Kenya:

East African Agriculture and Forestry
Research Organization
P.O. Box 30128
Nairobi
Kenya


Kenya Forestry Department
Conservancy of Research Services
P.O. Box 74
Kikuyu
Kenya


Wildlife Clubs of Kenya Association
P.O. Box 20658
Nairobi
Kenya

Malawi:

The Directory of Forestry
P.O. Box 30048
Capital City
Lilongwe 3
Malawi


Forest Research Institute
P.O. Box 270
Zomba
Malawi


Environmental Education Unit
Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Box 30134
Lilongwe 3
Malawi

Morocco:

Station de Recherches Forestieres
B. P. 763
Rabat-Agdal
Maroc

Niger:

Forestry and Environmental Information Center
Sahel Zone
B. P. 537
Niamey
Niger


Eaux et Forets
Ministere de l'Agriculture
Tahoua
Niger

Nigeria:

Conservator of Forests
Ministry of Animal and Forest Resources
Private Mail Bag #3022
Kano
Nigeria


Institute for Agricultural Research
Ahmadu Bello University
Samuaru, Zaria
Northern Nigeria


Federal Department of Forest Research
P. M. B. 5054
Ibadan
Nigeria


Department of Forest Resources Management
University of Ibadan
Ibadan
Nigeria


Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Science
Department of Forestry
University of Ibadan
Ibadan
Nigeria

Senegal:

Centre National de Recherches Forestieres
B.P. 2312
Dakar
Senegal

Tunisia:

Institut National de Recherches Forestieres
Route de la Soukra
B.P. 2 Ariana
Tunisia

Upper Volta:

Centre Technique Forestier Tropical
Centre de la Haute Volta
Ouagadougou
Upper Volta

Zaire:

Departement de Sylviculture
Faculte d/Agronomie
B. P. 30 Yangambi
Sous Region de la Thsopo
Zaire

NEAR EAST AND ASIA

Fiji:

Curriculum Development Unit
Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 1094
Suva
Fiji

India:

Forest Research Institute and Colleges
P.O. New Forest
Dist. Debra Dun Uttar Pradesh
India


Conservator of Forests
Department of Forests
U. P. Lucknow
India


Government of Andhra Pradesh,
Forest Department
Office of the State Silviculturist
Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad 500004
India


Department of Forestry
Office of the Chief Conservator of Forests
Orissa at P.O. Cuttack
India


Mysore State Forest Department
Office of the Chief Conservator of Forests
Mysore Bangalore
India


Forest Resources Survey
1464 Ravi Shanker Market
S. T. T. Nagar, M. P.
Bhopal-6
India

Indonesia:

Forest Products Research Institute
Jalan Gunung Batu
Bogor
Indonesia


Faculty of Forestry
Agricultural University Bogor
Baranangsiang - Bogor
Indonesia

Iran:

College of Natural Resources
University of Teheran
Karadj
Iran


Ministry of Agriculture and National Resource
Forest and Range Experiment Station
179 Pahlavi Avenue
Teheran
Iran

Korea:

Forest Research Institute
c/o The Director-General
Office of Forestry
111 Hapdong
Sudaemoon- Ku
Seoul
Korea

Malaysia:

Forest Research Institute
Kepong
Selangor
Malaysia


Research Branch, Forest Department
P.O. Box 1407
Sandakan, Sabah
Malaysia


Office of the Conservator of Forests
Department of Forestry
Badruddin Road
Kuching, Sarawak
Malaysia


Sabah Forest Department
P.O. Box 311
Sandakan, Sabah
Malaysia

Micronesia:

Micronesian Mariculture Demonstration Center
P.O. Box 359
Koror, Palau
Western Caroline Islands 96940
Micronesia

Nepal:

National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Office
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Kathmandu
Nepal

Philippines:

Forest and Forest Products Research Center
c/o The Director
Bureau of Forestry
Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 2069
Manila
Philippines


College of Forestry
University of the Philippines at Los Banos
College, Laguna
Philippines


Forest Research Institute
College, Laguna 3720
Philippines

Thailand:

Royal Forest Department
Paholyothin Road
Bankok - 9
Thailand


Wildlife Conservation Division
Royal Thai Forestry Department
c/o Provincial Forestry Office
Uthai Thani
Thailand