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State of the World's Forests 2011


Series: State of the World's Forests Volume: 2011


164 pages, Figs, tabs

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Feb 2011 | #190238 | ISBN-13: 9789251067505
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About this book

The ninth biennial issue of State of the World's Forests, published at the outset of 2011, the International Year of Forests, considers the theme 'Changing pathways, changing lives: forests as multiple pathways to sustainable development'. It takes a holistic view of the multiple ways in which forests support livelihoods. The chapters assembled for this year's State of the World's Forests highlight four key areas that warrant greater attention: regional trends on forest resources; the development of sustainable forest industries; climate change mitigation and adaptation; and the local value of forests. Considered together, these themes provide insights on the true contribution of forests to the creation of sustainable livelihoods and alleviation of poverty.

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