Publicity materials


Fellowship Programme brochure

This brochure on the ITTO Fellowship Programme details how the programme provides funds to individuals to assist them in developing expertise in the tropical forest management and sustainable tropical forest industries and trade. It also contains short success stories of four fellows.

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Voluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests brochure

This brochure is an overview of the Voluntary Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests which update and replace the original ITTO Guidelines for the Sustainable Management of Natural Tropical Forests, which were published in 1990. The Voluntary Guidelines will be published and available in early 2015 in all languages.

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FLEGT Independent Market Monitoring (IMM) brochure

This brochure describes the background, objectives, methodology
and expected outputs of the EU-funded FLEGT Independent Market Monitoring (IMM) project to be carried out by ITTO, in order to monitor responses to and changes in the EU timber market for
FLEGT licensed timber.

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Brochure for Joint ITTO–CBD Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest Biodiversity

The brochure highlights the work of the joint ITTO–CBD Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest Biodiversity, and the progress made in biodiversity conservation through the implementation of eleven projects covering 26 countries in the tropics.

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Poster for the Joint ITTO–CBD Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest Biodiversity

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for Tropical Forest Biodiversity (English)

ITTO fundraising brochure

This brochure describes ITTO’s mission, vision, values and  goals for sustainable management of tropical forest. Our work over the last 30 years has had a positive impact on the world’s tropical forests but there is still much to achieve. Please work with us to help realize our vision to ensure forests are here for the future.

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Poster "Tropical Forests: Sustaining nature, sustaining people"

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Poster "Promoting efficient wood processing technologies"

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Twenty-five success stories: Illustrating ITTO’s 25-year quest to sustain tropical forests



This publication marks ITTO’s 25th anniversary by presenting 25 success stories.  They show the breadth of ITTO’s work and to tell, in a simple way, the Organization’s 25-year story.

Published :   2011

ITTO Strategic Action Plan Brochure



This brochure provides a brief description of the  ITTO Strategic Action Plan for 2013-2018. 
Published :   2013

Thematic Programmes Brochure



This brochure provides a brief description of the five thematic programmes (TPs) which were approved on a pilot basis by the International Tropical Timber Council to help ITTO achieve the objectives of sustaining tropical forests and the timber trade arising from them. These five TPs, along with others that may be adopted, will become a permanent feature of ITTO’s work when a new governing treaty comes into force in 2011.

Published :   2010

REDD-plus (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) – Forest Conservation in Developing Countries



This booklet, jointly produced by JICA and ITTO, aims to promote further understanding on- and interest in REDDplus by the interested parties and the general public. Printed with both English and Japanese text.

Published :  August 2010

Sustaining tropical forests



This brochure gives an overview of ITTO and its activities and strategies.

Published :  2013

A meeting of minds



Field practitioners recently exchanged views on the challenges of conservation in ecosystems that cross international borders. They agreed that transboundary conservation is a powerful concept, able to help protect biodiversity, reunite divided peoples, strengthen peace, protect catchments – and much more. The challenge, they said, is to make the concept work.

Published :  September 2003

Restoring the forests



Today, vast areas of tropical forests are so damaged that their future is in serious doubt. But all is not lost. We now have tools—forest restoration techniques—to give these forests a helping hand.

Published :  June 2003

Mangroves: forests worth their salt



New approaches to mangrove management are clearly needed.

Published :  February 2003

Not by thoughts alone



The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Government of Congo are working together to protect the forest home of lowland gorillas and other threatened wildlife. Good intentions, put into action.

Published :  April 2002

Windows of opportunity



A transparent tropical timber trade and a responsible forest industry can contribute to sustainable development and conservation in tropical countries.

Published :  July 2001

Fire alarm!



More action is needed to address the causes and effects of tropical forest fires.

Published :  February 2001