Tropical Forest Update

Sustainable forest industries

The tropical forest industry has had its share of bad press,unfortunately sometimes deservedly so. While the negative stories of unsustainable practices seem to always garner the most attention, an equally compelling case can be made for the transformative effect forest industries can have on tropical economies and sustainable development.

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The ITTO Tropical Forest Update is published quarterly in English, French and Spanish.
The French and Spanish editions are usually posted about one month after the English.

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Issue 28 No.1

Embracing the equality of women and men

Women have always been part of forestry—as custodians of traditionalknowledge, as gatherers and user...

Issue 27 No 4

Building bridges for SFM

Transboundary conservation areas (TBCAs) can be defined as geographical areas that are ecologically connected a...

Issue 27 No 3

Keeping track of the forest

Forests are complex ecosystems, and they change over time. Contemporary sustainable forest management (SFM) ...

Issue 27 No 2

The buzz on green supply chains

There’s plenty of talk these days about “sustainable” or “green” supply cha...

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