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Organizations relating to Timber

Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1952
International Furniture Rental Association / Woodstock VT, USA / Est. 1967
Global Flooring Alliance / Dordrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1989
Corporation européenne des ébénistes restaurateurs / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
ASEAN Forest Products Industry Club / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 2001
International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1949
Futon Association International / Orlando FL, USA / Est. 1983
European Organization of the Sawmill Industry / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1958
International Association of Wood Anatomists / Beijing, China / Est. 1931
International Timber Raftsmen Association / La Pobla de Segur, Spain / Est. 1989
European Cork Federation / Paris, France / Est. 1989
European Organization of Office Furniture Manufacturers / Wiesbaden, Germany / Est. 1966
ASEAN Furniture Industries Council / Yangon, Myanmar / Est. 1978
International Academy of Wood Science / Melbourne, Australia / Est. 1966
International Wood Collectors Society / Greencastle IN, USA / Est. 1947
Timber Construction Europe / Berlin, Germany
Nordic Wood Preservation Council / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1969
International Tropical Timber Agreement, 2006 / Est. 2006
Furniture History Society / Haywards Heath, UK / Est. 1964
Building and Wood Workers' International / Carouge, Switzerland / Est. 2005
European Institute for Wood Preservation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1951
Trades Union International of Workers in the Building, Wood, Building Materials and Allied Industries / Nicosia, Cyprus / Est. 1949
Wood Technology Club / Taichung, Taiwan / Est. 1993
Bioenergy Institute / Lons-le-Saunier, France / Est. 1997
International Forest Products Transport Association / New York NY, USA / Est. 1982

View all profiles (45 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Timber

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Illegal tropical timber trade
Logging of old stand forests
Environmental hazards from logging
Instability of forestry and logging
Poisonous, allergenic and biologically active wood
Environmental hazards from timber industries
Insect pests of wood
Wood deterioration and decay
Shortage of firewood
Criminal offences against the environment
Dry rot of wood
Wet rot of wood
Shortage of hardwood

Action Strategies relating to Timber

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Certifying wood
Using silvopasture agriculture
Monitoring timber production
Instituting integrated forest management

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