1. ITTO's action program is designed to assist tropical member countries to manage and conserve the resource base for tropical timber. It embraces aspects of SFM such as planning, reduced impact logging, community forestry, fire management and biodiversity and transboundary conservation. The...
  2. Key Resource 1989-06-01 Formerly separate publications, the text and dictionary are combined into a one-volume complete guide to Shigo’s album of facts, photos, philosophies, and terminology regarding trees, their problems, and their proper care. On the basis that trees support more integrated groups of living things...
  3. 1983-01-01 The problems of firewood shortages and the promise of firewood plantations were described extensively in the first volume. No less than one-and-a-half billion people in developing countries derive at least 90 percent of their energy requirements from wood and charcoal. Another billion people meet...
  4. Key Resource 2001-01-20 Whether in a small backyard or a larger farm or forest, trees are vital to the web of life. Protecting and planting trees can restore wildlife habitat, heal degraded land, conserve soil, protect watersheds, diversify farm or garden products, beautify landscapes, and enhance the economic and...
  5. 2010-01-20 Important Trees of Haiti byJoel Timyan, a 418-page book, is now available on the Internet at the USAID Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC). An electronic PDF copy of the book can be accessed by clicking on the link pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNACA072.pdf
  6. 1992-07-19 This process is being used by farmers near the University of Philippines at Los Baños. Fast-growing nitrogen-fixing trees such as leucaena, gliricidia or calliandra are planted ahead of time to shade out grasses. Yams are planted near the base of the tree after weeds are controlled. When the...
  7. Success stories from Niger, China and Ethiopia have proven that it takes less than 20 years to turn deforested and depleted soil back to green and fertile land, giving its people a future again. Ensuring farmers ownership of trees and land is crucial. Cooperation, knowledge and a long-term vision...
  8. Abstract, Plant roots can grow anywhere-in the soil, on the surface of the soil, in the water, and even in the air. Except for the first formed roots that respond positively to gravity, most roots do not grow toward anything or in any particular direction. Root growth is essentially opportunistic...
  9. TTFF plants fruit trees in Haiti, Jamaica, Antigua, The Bahamas, Barbados, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent, Suriname, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Pakistan, and soon Dominica, U.S. Virgin Islands and Tanzania. Breadfruit trees, mango trees, many others. Our vision is seeing self-sustaining...
  10. Trees is a guide to sure, simple and straightforward identification of trees from around the world. This book includes hundreds of photographs combined with concise, informative descriptions of more than 500 trees. Easy to use and beautiful to look at - it is a definitive library for trees...