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World Forestry: FAO and the American Forester

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FAO, the largest employer of foresters for international projects, has a field staff of 231, of whom 23 are Americans. The United States ranks second, behind the United Kingdom, in providing these experts to FAO. The field staff administers 122 forestry projects in 70 countries and offices throughout the world. In addition, foresters are required to fill UN volunteer and associate expert positions and to serve as consultants on its field staff.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Project Manager, FAO Forestry Development Project, Thimphu, Bhutan

Publication date: May 1, 1977

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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.

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