Tropical Forest Update goes mobile

TFU on the go: The new free app for TFU available in App Store and Google Play. Photo: R. Carrillo, ITTO

The Tropical Forest Update, ITTO’s well-known and highly respected newsletter dedicated to the conservation and sustainable use of tropical forest resources, has gone mobile. ITTO has released a free app that makes the newsletter instantly available on smartphones and tablets. The app can be downloaded at Apple’s App Store and Google Play.
The app enables users to:
  • Receive alerts when new editions of the TFU are published
  • Download issues and save them to their smartphone libraries
  • Create bookmarks and share them via other applications
  • View thumbnails in full screen
  • View the TFU in one- or two-page modes
  • Access previous editions (to 2014) and French and Spanish versions
  • Navigate to ITTO’s website.
The TFU, which has been in circulation since 1991, is published quarterly in English, French and Spanish and distributed free of charge to more than 15 000 readers worldwide. Its contains articles on various aspects of sustainable forest management and its implementation in the tropics, provides timely insights into timber market trends, and announces recent publications, tropical forest news and forthcoming meetings relevant to the tropical forest sector. Visit  for more information, or download the app!