Our Good Neighbors' Forestry
Abstract:The Forestry Division of Food and Agriculture Organization in the United Nations is committed to help all countries desiring aid to survey their forest resources and work out policies for long-term use on a sound basis. Preliminary to such aid it is necessary to collect information generally on the forests and their use in several countries. Herein the author reports on a quick trip around South America in which he visited eleven countries. Though vast difficulties must be overcome he is optimistic over the future development of the forests of our southern neighbors. The need for technical aid is vast. Much it is felt can be accomplished by working with the several governments through the Food and Agriculture Organization.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forestry officer, FAO, Washington D.C. Senior member S.A.F.
Publication date: February 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.
2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry
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