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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
This booklet is the result of a joint effort of the 14 members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) and features stories that illustrate the multiple functions and services of forests. The focus of this publication is on the country level and the diverse selection of stories reveals the progress and exemplary ways in which countries have taken a holistic landscape approach to implementing sustainable forest management at all levels. IUFRO has contributed two on-the-ground stories to this booklet, one on "Harvesting bio-energy from forests: Biodiesel from Jatropha" oon page 27 and one on “Employing traditional knowledge: Gum Arabic Cultivation in Sudan” on page 32.
An evidence-based report, 'Benefits of Urban Parks: A systematic review', offers a comprehensive and critical assessment that evaluates the evidence supporting a series of park benefits.
The World Teak Conference in Bangkok, the Morioka 2013 symposium on the role of the forest sector in a green economy, and IUFRO's activities at UNFF10 in Turkey are among the highlights of this issue.
The UN General Assembly has designated 21 March as the International Day of Forests. IUFRO celebrated the 1st IDF with the opening of its new offices in the building of the Austrian Ministry of Life.
Persons involved in peatland management can benefit from a new book entitled Peatland Ecology and Forestry – a Sound Approach that gathers an impressive array of research from various countries.
The official announcement of the XXIV IUFRO World Congress in October 2014 in Salt Lake City has just been published – think about making plans to attend! And celebrate the Int'l Day of Forests on 21...