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Paraguay, once among the most prosperous of Latin American countries, has substantial wealth in her forests. Properly developed, these forests could supply valuable timber and other products for both domestic use and for export. Improvements needed include the introduction of good forest practice on the land, use of modern machinery in harvesting and processing forest products, and the enlargement of foreign outlets for forest products. Lack of trained technicians seriously handicaps such a program. Government sponsorship will probably be required to start such a development unless the task is turned over to foreign enterprise.
Document Type: Journal Article
Special State Department mission to Venezuela. Senior member, S.A.F.
Publication date: January 1, 1948
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The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.