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close this bookState of the world's forests, 1997. (1997)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentForeword
View the documentIntroduction
close this folderPart 1 - Situation and prospects for forest conservation and development
close this folderRecent trends and current status of forest resources
View the documentWorld forest areas in 1995
View the documentChanges in forest cover and condition
close this folderTrends in forest management and utilization
View the documentStatus and trends in forest management
View the documentEvolving patterns of harvesting, processing and marketing
close this folderTrends and status of forest products and services
View the documentForests in the economy
View the documentContribution of forests to environmental stability
View the documentGlobal trends in consumption and production of forest products, 1970-94
View the documentInternational trade in forest products27
close this folderThe global outlook for forest products
View the documentWhat does the future hold?
View the documentFAO global outlook study, 1996
View the documentSelected policy-related implications
close this folderPart 2 - Policy, planning and institutional arrangements
View the documentNational policies in context - issues and trends
close this folderTrends in national forest planning
View the documentChanging perspectives in forest planning
View the documentForest sector planning in developing countries
View the documentForest sector planning in industrialized countries
View the documentImproved forestry planning directions: the concept of national forests programmes (NFPS)
View the documentEvolving institutional framework
close this folderThe international dialogue and initiatives with relevance to forests
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View the documentIntergovernmental initiatives
View the documentInternational forestry research efforts
View the documentPrivate sector and NGO initiatives
close this folderForestry funding
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View the documentFunding sources
close this folderPart 3 - Special issue: The development of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management
close this folderThe development of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management
View the documentBackground
View the documentEfforts to identify criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management
View the documentImplementation of criteria and indicators
View the documentHighlights of experiences and lessons learned
View the documentConclusions
close this folderPart 4 - Regional highlights
View the documentAsia and the Pacific1,2
View the documentThe Near East1,2
View the documentAfrica1,2
View the documentEurope and the former USSR1,2
View the documentLatin America and the Caribbean1,2
View the documentNorth America1,2
View the documentForestry in economic/political regional groups1
View the documentAnnex 1: Acronyms and abbreviations
View the documentAnnex 2: Definitions
View the documentAnnex 3: Data tables
View the documentAnnex 4: Notes on the data tables
View the documentAcknowledgements