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News releases
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26 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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14 November 2008

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November 2008

This report summarizes the presentations and discussions made at the The International Conference on Wood-based Bioenergy held in Hannover, Germany, May 2007 as part of LIGNA 2007, the world’s premier exhibition of wood industry technologies. It also includes Powerpoint slides presented by speakers and the conclusions drawn and recommendations made by conference participants. It constitutes the proceedings of the conference.

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1 October 2008

This report summarizes the deliberations of the International Expert Meeting on Addressing Climate Change through Sustainable Management of Tropical Forests, which met for three days in Yokohama, Japan, in May/June 2008. The meeting fully endorsed the potential role of sustainable forest management in the tropics in both mitigating climate change and helping communities adapt to it.

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13 April 2007

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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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April 2003

Ex-post evaluation of ITTO project PD 17/92 Rev. 4(I)

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April 2003

Ex-post evaluation of ITTO project PD 15/96 Rev.2 (I,M)

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March 2003

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September 2001

Ex-post evaluation of ITTO project PD 109/90 Rev.4 (F,I)

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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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April 2001

Ex-post evaluation of ITTO project PD 107/90 (I)

TFU Articles
Mapping Mbalmayo Forest

2008 No 2

Sustainable bamboo utilization in Thailand

2008 No 2

Collaborative forest management in a sustainable development unit

2008 No 2

Meetings

2008 No 2

Market Trends

2008 No 1

Background to the conference

2007 No 4

Day One Sunday 15 July

2007 No 4

Day Two: Monday 16 July

2007 No 4

Day Three and Four
Tue 17 July, Wed 18 July

2007 No 4

Day Five Thursday 19 July

Day Six Friday 20 July

2007 No 4

Recommendations

2007 No 4

List of participants Side Benefits

2007 No 4

The Rio Branco Declaration

2007 No 4

The US market for tropical wood

2007 No 2

Meetings

2007 No 2

Out on a limb

2007 No 1

Recent editions

2007 No 1

Meetings

2007 No 1

Subsidy or incentive?

2006 No 3

Putting up the money

2006 No 2

Investing in natural tropical forest industries

2006 No 2

Attracting institutional investors

2006 No 2

Out on a limb

2006 No 2

Recent editions

2005 No 1

Enticing small operators out of the woodwork

2004 No 2

Increasing the value

2003 No 1

Getting organised

2002 No 4

A further look at further processing

2002 No 2

Processing in Africa

2002 No 2

Point of view

2002 No 2

Fellowship report

2002 No 1

Outside the comfort zone

2001 No 4

Planting ideas

2001 No 3

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.

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