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  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Forests:

    • 1.1 Institutions addressing Forests
    • 1.2 Q&As & FAQs on Forests
    • 1.3 News sites on Forests
    • 1.4 Other websites
  2. Partner links
 

1. Factual links

1.1 Institutions addressing Forests
  • The (FAO) Forestry website provides “access to all of FAO’s forest-related databases, detailed country profiles and links to documents on all aspects of forestry” at: www.fao.org/forestry/site/about/en/ 
  • The World Conservation Monitoring Centre of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP-WCMC) dedicates part of its website to Forests and provides all kinds of useful links at: www.unep-wcmc.org/forest/homepage.htm 
  • The United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), whose objective is to promote “the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to strengthen long-term political commitment to this end”: www.un.org/esa/forests/  
  • The Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission publishes its forestry measures at: http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/fore/index_en.htm 
  • The World Bank addresses Forests and Forestry at: http://web.worldbank.org/ 
1.2 Q&As & FAQs on Forests
1.3 News sites on Forests
  • The FAO provides forestry-related news at:
    www.fao.org/forestry/ 
  • The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), an international research and global knowledge institution committed to conserving forests, provides forestry-related news and information at: www.cifor.cgiar.org 
  • The Commonwealth Forestry Association (CFA) provides latest forestry news at: www.cfa-international.org 
  • The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC) promotes sustainable forest management and provides news on the topic at: www.pefc.org 
1.4 Other websites
 

2. Partner links

The Swiss Agency for Development and CooperationThe Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC, provides multilingual information on Forests at: www.sdc.admin.ch 
EuractivEuractiv addresses Forestry in an article entitled “Forest sector seeks inclusion in emissions trading” at: www.euractiv.com/en/sustainability/  

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