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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers

The Timber and Forest Study Papers encompasses sustainable forest management as well as the sound and legal use of forest products, for raw material and energy, and forest services. The objective is to assist member countries by: providing the best available information; facilitating policy dialogues and communication; and building capacity. The series is the product of a collaborative endeavour between the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

FORESTS AND WATER: VALUATION

Forests and Water

Valuation and Payments for Forest Ecosystem Services

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
24 May 2019
The objectives of this study are to further improve our understanding about the ways in which payments for ecosystem services schemes can be applied to forests, in particular focusing on forest’s hydrological functions for the mutual benefit of both humans and the environment. In addition, the st...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2016/17

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2016-2017

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
16 Jan 2018
This publication provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products to value-added and housing. Statisti...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2015/16

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2015-2016

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
18 Nov 2016
The Forest Products Annual Market Review 2015-2016 provides a comprehensive analysis of markets in the UNECE region and reports on the main market influences outside the UNECE region. It covers the range of products from the forest to the end-user: from roundwood and primary processed products t...
VALUE FORESTS PAYMENT ECOSYST

The Value of Forests

Payments for Ecosystem Services in a Green Economy

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
29 Apr 2014
Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) describes the situation where the user of an environmental service, such as water purification, pays the landowners who provide that service. For PES to exist, there must be a clearly defined user and supplier, as well as a number of other necessary conditio...
VALUE FORESTS: PAYMT ECO (F)

La valeur des forêts

Le paiement des services écosystémiques dans le contexte d'une économie verte

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
21 Apr 2016
Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) describes the situation where the user of an environmental service, such as water purification, pays the landowners who provide that service. For PES to exist, there must be a clearly defined user and supplier, as well as a number of other necessary conditio...
VALUE FORESTS: PAYMT ECO (R)

The Value of Forests (Russian language)

Payments for Ecosystem Services in a Green Economy

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
20 Apr 2016
Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) describes the situation where the user of an environmental service, such as water purification, pays the landowners who provide that service. For PES to exist, there must be a clearly defined user and supplier, as well as a number of other necessary conditio...
PROMOT SUSTAIN BUILD MATERIAL

Promoting Sustainable Building Materials and the Implications on the use of Wood in Buildings

A Review of Leading Public Policies in Europe and North America

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
8 Sep 2016
This study provides an overview of the current policy and regulatory environment regarding sustainable construction materials in the building sector in Europe and North America, and, where applicable, offers a commentary on the effectiveness of such regimes in driving the adoption of wood product...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2014/15

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2014-2015

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
14 Jan 2016
This publication provides information on forest products markets and related policies in Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. It begins with an overview chapter, followed by analysis of government and industry policies and market-based implements affecting forest prod...
FORESTS IN THE ECE REGION

Forests in the ECE Region

Trends and Challenges in Achieving the Global Objectives on Forests

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
29 Jul 2015
This study is the contribution of the ECE Region to the eleventh session of the UN Forum on Forests. Using the best available data, it examines progress of the forest sector in the ECE Region towards the achievement of the four Global Objectives on Forests, adopted by the UN General Assembly in ...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2013/14

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2013-2014

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
5 Dec 2014
The UNECE/FAO Forest Products Annual Market Review, 2013-2014 provides general and statistical information on forest products markets and related policies in the UN Economic Commission for Europe region (Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States). The Review begins with an ...
ROVANIEMI ACTION PLAN FOREST

The Rovaniemi Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
7 Oct 2014
The Rovaniemi Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy, adopted on 13 December 2013 in Finland, describes how the forest sector in the UNECE region could lead the way towards the emerging green economy at the global level. It provides an overall vision, objectives and specific activit...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2012/13

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2012-2013

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
16 May 2014
This publication provides general and statistical information on forest products markets and related policies in Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The Review begins with an overview chapter, followed by analysis of government and industry policies and market-based ...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2011/12

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2011-2012

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
21 Nov 2012
This publication provides general and statistical information on forest products markets and related policies in the UN Economic Commission for Europe region (Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States). The Review includes an analysis of government and industry policies aff...
NORTH AMER FOREST OUTL 2006/30

The North American Forest Sector Outlook Study 2006-2030

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
22 May 2012
Projections for the United Sates and Canada to 2030 have been made with a global model to account for concurrent changes in other countries. Three future scenarios were investigated: two IPCC-based scenarios assuming the rapid growth of wood-based energy, and one IPCC-based scenario without this ...
EUROPE FOREST SECT OUTL 2010/30

The European Forest Sector Outlook Study II

2010-2030

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
22 Nov 2011
The European Forest Sector Outlook Study II (EFSOS II) is the latest in a series of studies, which started in 1952, to provide a regular outlook report for the European forest sector. All these studies have aimed to map out possible or likely future developments, on the basis of past trends, as a...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2010/11

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2010-2011

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
17 Nov 2011
The Review provides a comprehensive analysis of the United Nations Economic Commission’s for Europe (UNECE) region, including the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and North Africa. It covers forest products from the forest to the final consumer. The publication includes a chapter coveri...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2009/10

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2009-2010

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
15 Nov 2010
The publication provides general and statistical information on forest products markets and related policies in the UN Economic Commission for Europe region (Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States). The Review begins with an overview chapter, followed by description of t...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2008/09 (R)

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2008-2009 (Russian Language)

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
13 May 2010
The publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the United Nations Economic Commission’s for Europe (UNECE) region, including the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and North America. It covers forest products from the forest to the final consumer, i.e. from roundwood and primary-pro...
REVUE ANNUELLE MARCHE PROD 2008/09

Revue Annuelle du Marché des Produits Forestiers 2008-2009

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Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
19 Jul 2010
La Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers fournit une analyse complète de la région de la CEE. La Revue contient un chapitre traitant des questions de politique générale intéressant les marches des produits forestiers. Les thèmes traites cette année sont notamment ceux de l’énergie et d...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2008/09

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2008-2009

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
6 Oct 2009
The publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the United Nations Economic Commission’s for Europe (UNECE) region, including the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and North America. It covers forest products from the forest to the final consumer, i.e. from roundwood and primary-pro...
REVUE ANNUELLE MARCHE PROD 2007/08

Revue Annuelle du Marché des Produits Forestiers 2007-2008

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
17 May 2009
La Revue annuelle de marche des produits forestiers, 2007-2008 de la CEE/FAO contient des données générales de statistiques sur les marchés des produits forestiers et les politiques qui s’y rapportent dans la région de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Europe. Le premier chapitre,...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2007/08

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2007-2008

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
12 Nov 2008
The Review provides a comprehensive analysis of the United Nations Economic Commission’s for Europe (UNECE) region, including the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and North Africa. It covers forest products from the forest to the final consumer. The publication includes a chapter coveri...
REV ANNUELLE MARCHE PROD FORESTIER

Revue annuelle du marché des produits forestiers 2006-2007

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
15 Sep 2008
Cette publication annuelle contient des données générales et statistiques sur les marchés des produits forestiers et les politiques qui s'y rapportent dans la région de la Commission économique de Nations Unies pour l'Europe. Le premier chapitre, qui donne un aperçu général, est suivi d'une descr...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2006/07

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2006-2007

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
5 Oct 2007
This annual publication provides general and statistical information on forest products markets and related policies in the UN Economic Commission for Europe region. The Review begins with an overview chapter, followed by a description of government and industry policies affecting forest products...
FOREST PROD ANN MARKET 2005/06

Forest Products Annual Market Review 2005-2006

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
20 Oct 2006
This annual publication provides general and statistical information on forest products markets and related policies in the UN Economic Commission for Europe region. The Review begins with an overview chapter, followed by a description of government and industry policies affecting forest products...
EUROPE FOREST SECT OUTL 1960/2000

European Forest Sector Outlook Study 1960-2000-2020

Main Report

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
22 Apr 2005
This Study presents long term trends for supply and demand of forest products and services and outlook to 2020, in Western and Eastern Europe and four major CIS countries, including Russia. It reviews trends for the forest resource, trade, markets and recycling. It stresses the future shift in t...
FOREST POLICIES & INSTITUTIONS

Forest Policies and Institutions in Europe

Series:
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers
16 Nov 2001
Every two years the FAO European Forestry Commission (EFC) reviews the state of forestry in the region, concentrating on developments for forest policy and institutions. This document synthesises the national reports from 24 countries, revised in light of the information received at the discussio...