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close this bookSpecial Public Works Programmes - SPWP - Planting Trees - An Illustrated Technical Guide and Training Manual (ILO - UNDP, 1993, 190 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Planning a plantation
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Open this folder and view contents5. Adapting planting techniques to different site conditions
Open this folder and view contents6. Maintaining plantations
Open this folder and view contents7. Planting trees outside woodlots and forests
Open this folder and view contents8. Organizing the work
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Open this folder and view contentsAppendices - Technical sheets
View the documentSome useful guides/handbooks
View the documentTitles in the series of training elements and technical guides for SPWP workers

Some useful guides/handbooks

Evans, J. 1992. Plantation forestry in the tropics. 471 pp. ISBN 0-19-854257-7 Pbk, Oxford University Press, New York, USA.

FAO. 1977. Savanna afforestation in Africa. FAO Forestry Paper no. 11. 312 pp. ISBN 92-5-100273-8.

FAO. 1978. Establishment techniques for forest plantations. FAO Forestry Paper no. 8. 206 pp. ISBN 92-5-300535-1.

FAO. 1985. Tree growing by rural people. 130 pp. FAO Forestry Paper no. 64. ISBN 92-5-102341-7.

FAO. 1987. Soil and water conservation in semi-arid areas. FAO Soil Bulletin no. 57. 172 pp. ISBN 92-5-102606-8.

FAO. 1991. Community forestry - ten years in review. Community Forestry Note no. 7. 32 pp.

FAO publications are available from: Distribution and Sales Section, FAO. Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy.

FAO. 1988. Planning forestry extension programmes. GCP/RAS/11 I/NET. Available from: Regional Wood Energy Development Programme in Asia, c/o FAO, Maliwan Mansion, Phra Atit Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

Fraser, A.I., 1979. A manual on the management of plantation forests. 127 pp. Natraj Publishers, Dehra Dun, India.

Forestry Commission of Zimbabwe. Undated. Planting and managing of woodlots. Booklet No 2. 23pp. Rural Afforestation Division. Harare, Zimbabwe. Available from: Publicity and Extension Officer, Rural Afforestation Division, P.O. Box HG 139 Highlands, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Galloway, G. & Borgo, G. 1984. Gupara el establecimiento de plantaciones forestales en la sierra Peruana. Proyecto FAO/Holanda/INFOR. Lima, Peru. 144 pp. Available from: Cahuide 805-Piso 7, Jesr Apartado Postal 11016, Lima 14, Peru.

GTZ. 1976. Manual of reforestation and erosion control for the Philippines. 569 pp. ISBN 3-88085-020-8. Available from: German Agency for Technical Co-operation (GTZ), P.O. Box 5180, D- 6236 Eschborn, Germany.

Hurni, H. 1986. Soil conservation in Ethiopia. Community forests and soil conservation Development Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia. Available from: Soil Conservation Research Project, P.O. Box 2597, Addis Ababa.

ICRAF. 1988. Agroforestry in dryland Africa. 311 pp. ISBN 92-9059-049-1. International Council for Research in Agroforestry, Nairobi, Kenya.

ILO. 1982. Implementation of appropriate technology in Philippine forestry. 246 pp.

ILO. 1983. Soil conservation: Project design and implementation using labour-intensive techniques. 206 pp. ISBN 92-2-103395-3.

ILO. 1992. Fitting the job to the forest worker: An illustrated training manual on ergonomics. 128 pp. ISBN 92-2-107113-8.

ILO publications are available from: Distribution, International Labour Office, 1218 Geneva 22, Switzerland.

Pohjonen, V. 1989. Establishment of fuelwood plantations in Ethiopia. 388 pp. Silva Carelica 14. ISBN 951-696-839-2 Available from: Joensuu University Library. P.O. Box 111 SF-80101 Joensuu, Finland (exchange) or Toivo & Toivo, Joensuun yliopiston, ylioppilaskunnan kirjakauppa, Siltakatu 14 A, SF-80100 Joensuu, Finland (sale).

Weber, F.R. 1986. Reforestation of arid lands. Action/Peace Corps Program & Training Journal Manual Series No 5, 335 pp., ISBN 0-86619-264-6. Available from: VITA, 1815 North Lynn St., Suite 200, Arlington, Va 22209, USA.

Weber, F. & Hoskins, M. W. 1983. Soil conservation technical sheets. 94 pp. International Training Division, Office of International Cooperation and Development of the U.S. Agency of International Development, Washington, DC.