Journal Articles & Books
December 1990

The current issue of Unasylva takes a long look at the relationship of forestry with food security, and asks the question, ''How can forestry development programmes and activities become as relevant as possible in ensuring economic and physical access to food by all people at all times?" In the lead article, M. Hoskins sets out the actual and potential contributions of forestry to food security, and suggests practical strategies for the incorporation of food security components in forestry development activities.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1990

Le prsent numro d'Unasylva examine en dtail le rapport entre la foresterie et la scurit alimentaire et se pose la question suivante: Que peut-on faire pour que les programmes et activits de dveloppement forestier contribuent dans la mesure du possible assurer l'accs conomique et physique aux produits alimentaires pour tous et en tout temps? Dans l'article de fond, M.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1990

Unasylva examina el significado de los bosques para la seguridad alimentaria, formulando la siguiente pregunta: Cmo hacer que los programas y actividades de desarrollo forestal sirvan para asegurar econmica y materialmente a todo el mundo, en todo momento, el acceso a su alimento? En el artculo de fondo M. Hoskins expone cmo contribuyen - y cmo podrn contribuir - los bosques a la seguridad alimentaria, y sugiere estrategias para incorporar a las actividades de desarrollo forestal elementos de seguridad alimentaria.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2001

Arid shrub-lands in Syria and elsewhere in West Asia and North Africa are widely thought degraded. Characteristic of these areas is a preponderance of unpalatable shrubs or a lack of overall ground cover with a rise in the associated risks of soil erosion. Migrating pastoralists have been the scapegoats for this condition of the range. State steppe interventions of the last forty years have reflected this with programs to supplant customary systems with structures and institutions promoting western grazing systems and technologies.