SilvaVoc Terminology Project


The acronym is a composition of silva = forest, and voc = vocabulary.
It emphasizes the importance of the correct usage of technical terms in forestry, and is the name of IUFRO's clearinghouse for multilingual forest terminology.

Contact person:

IUFRO Secretariat,
Marxergasse 2, A-1030 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43-1-877-01-21, Fax: +43-1-877-01-51-50
Email: prueller(at)

Liaison in Japan:

Prof. Kazuo SUZUKI, University of Tokyo

Dr. Kiyoshi NAKASHIMA, Director International Information & and Cooperation Section; Research Planning and Coordination Division, FFPRI