vf: forestry

SilvaVoc Terminology

"In the light of forestry research in a changing world, the forestry world needs a clear and comprehensible language and a forum to study and reconsider the correct meaning of forestry terms. With the participation of an increasing number of non-foresters in the decision-making process in forestry, the need for a clear and well defined forest terminology exists worldwide. In order to ensure the continued updating and revision of the terminology basic stock and inclusion of new forestry terms, international cooperation is of extreme importance.

Classification of Forest Products

"This classification is designed to cover the wood and wood-based products for which FAO and ECE collect statistics on a regular basis. Included is wood taken from forests or from trees outside the forest, bark and cork; charcoal; wood and wood-based materials resulting from the first processing of the wood available from forest operations (including sawnwood, railway sleepers, veneer sheets, wood pulp and wood residues); and materials resulting from further processing of some of these materials (e.g. wood-base panels, paper and paperboard); waste paper and recoverable wood products.

AGROVOC

"AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc. It is published by FAO and edited by a community of experts.
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