On 28-30 October 1998 the FAO Meeting on Public Policies Affecting Forest Fires was convened in Rome (see IFFN No. 20, pp. 80-86). The results of the meeting are now published and include regional analyses on fire in the Asia-Pacific region, the Mediterranean Basin, the Americas and the Caribbean, Europe and temperate-boreal Asia, and Africa. Contributions from international organizations are provided by the UNEP, UNESCO, WHO, the World Bank, ITTO, and WWF. Several country reports highlight the variety of underlying causes of fire and fire effects in different parts of the world.
FAO (1999) Meeting on Public Policies Affecting Forest Fires, Rome, 28-30 October 1998. FAO Forestry Paper 138. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
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