Saving What Remains


The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)

The ITTO is a commodity organization which includes countries that produce and consume tropical timber. The organization provides a forum to discuss and exchange information and develop policies on the world tropical timber economy. ITTO member countries represent 95 percent of world trade in tropical timber and 75 percent of the world's tropical forests (ITTO 1999).

ITTO members are Australia, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, European Union as a group, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Liberia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Congo, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, the United Kingdom, the United States and Venezuela.



Solutions Introduction
Sustainable Forest Products
Large-scale Forest Products
Medicinal Drugs
Logging (con't)
Conservation Priorities
Reserve Size & Valuation
Intergovernmental Institutions
Communication, Education
Indigenous people
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Sustainable Dev - Agriculture
Foods & Genetic Diversity
Medicinal Drugs & Pesticides
Logging (con't)
Increasing Productivity
Types of Reserves
Developing nations
International Organizations
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