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FAO Forest Health

Data Source: EFI EUROFOREST Portal
TitleFAO Forest Health
CreatorFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
DescriptionActivities in the FAO forest protection and health programme aim to assist, advise and support countries and national institutes to safeguard the health and vitality of forests, forest ecosystems and trees outside forests, with special reference to insects, diseases and other harmful biotic and abiotic agents. FAO provides advice on preventive measures and Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and on recommended action to minimize risks of transboundary transfer. FAO offers assistance to countries not only in response to pest outbreaks and emergencies but also in establishing long-term prevention and forest protection strategies. The website describes these activities and also gives information on workshops, meetings, publications and a list of forest health experts around the world.
Keywordsforest health; forest protection; forest pests; tree diseases
TypeInternational organizations
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 Published: June 21 2007 | Last updated: May 22 2008