Resources

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News releases
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20 July 2004

Interlaken, Switzerland

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31 May 2004

Yokohama, Japan

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7 November 2003

Yokohama, Japan

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5 November 2003

Yokohama, Japan

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3 November 2003

Yokohama, Japan

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14 May 2003

Panama City, Panama

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9 November 2002

Yokohama, Japan

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16 May 2002

Denpasar, Indonesia

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9 May 2002

Denpasar, Indonesia

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5 November 2001

Yokohama, Japan

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3 November 2001

Yokohama, Japan

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29 October 2001

Yokohama, Japan

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3 September 2001

Yokohama, Japan

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31 May 2001

Yaoundé, Cameroon

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3 October 2000

Yokohama, Japan

Reports
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2011

Guyana's forest sector is one of the most thriving areas of economic growth in the country. However, too much reliance on traditional commercial species may exhaust the current supply. This booklet, an output from Project PD 344/05, introduces some of the lesser utilized species of Guyana which are no less important or usable than the major harvested species.

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2008

This report an output of PD 344/05 Rev. 2, describes two laboratory tests that assess performance of 15 Lesser Used Species (LUS) of timber in Guyana against abrasion and attack by the marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata.

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2008

Guyana's forest sector is one of the most thriving areas of economic growth in the country. However, too much reliance on traditional commercial species may exhaust the current supply. This booklet, an output from Project PD 344/05, introduces some of the lesser utilized species of Guyana which are no less important or usable than the major harvested species.

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2004

The value of exports for all ITTO producer countries in further-processed timber was approximately US$3.5 billion in 1998, of which only 1% came from Africa. This proposal for action, which arose from a ministerial-level conference of the African Timber Organization, lays out a strategy to expand the market share of African countries in further-processed timber products.

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July 2007

This report gives an overview of trends in the US tropical timber market.

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February 2007

This technical report contains the proceedings of the International tropical forest investment forum: issues and opportunities for investment in natural tropical forests. The Forum made a significant contribution to increase the level of understanding on opportunities and constraints for investments in natural tropical forest based enterprises, and on the kind of information and types of tools available or needed to promote more responsible investment.

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2006

This technical report contains the proceedings of an ITTO/FAO International conference on tropical plywood. The conference provided a valuable opportunity for tropical plywood producers and consumers to exchange facts, views and experiences on the industry.

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2006

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the forest management situation in all 33 of ITTO's producer member countries. Using information submitted by the countries themselves and supplemented by data from a wide range of other sources, it addresses the policy and institutional settings in each country, the approaches taken to the allocation and management of resources, and the status of management of those resources.

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October 2004

This report presents the results of the workshop on capacity-building for the implementation of the CITES Appendix-II listing of mahogany.

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May 2004

This report identifies measures to bring increased transparency to the tropical hardwood plywood trade and analyses the causes of market fluctuations and price volatility.

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March 2003

This report assesses how various market access-related initiatives and instruments are affecting, or may affect in the future, the market positions of tropical and non-tropical timber and timber products.

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September 2002

Ex-post evaluation of five ITTO projects on forest statistical systems implemented in Bolivia, Colombia, Panama and Peru

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April 2001

Ex-post evaluation of ITTO projects PD 20/95 Rev.2 (I), PD 21/95 Rev.2 (I), PD 24/95 Rev.1 (I), PD 3/96 Rev.2 (I) and PD 25/96 Rev.2 (M)

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May 1999

This survey assesses, among other things, how market access for tropical timber products is influenced by governments, professional associations, industrial and retail sectors, international organizations and other non-government groups.

TFU Articles
Collaborative forest management in a sustainable development unit

2008 No 2

Meetings

2008 No 2

Promoting SFM in Africa

2008 No 1

Expanding timber species utilization in Guyana

2008 No 1

Market Trends

2008 No 1

Market trends

2007 No 3

The US market for tropical wood

2007 No 2

Further processing in Central Africa

2007 No 2

Recent editions

2007 No 2

Meetings

2007 No 2

Meetings

2007 No 1

Where is procurement heading?

2006 No 3

Small and medium-sized forestry enterprises

2006 No 2

Noticeboard

2005 No 1

Recent editions

2004 No 4

Timber and the circle of life

2004 No 3

On the conference circuit

2004 No 3

Moving mahogany

2003 No 4

Is this the end for thin-panel tropical plywood?

2003 No 2

China's plywood industry takes off

2002 No 3

A further look at further processing

2002 No 2

Point of view

2002 No 2

Monitoring mahogany

2002 No 1

Policy failure: the accomplice of illegal trade

2002 No 1

Responsible importing of tropical timber

2001 No 4

Outside the comfort zone

2001 No 4

Life-cycle of a trade

2001 No 2

Brochures
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July 2001

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