Does our forest policy need an overhaul?

  • T. Clear
Keywords: Factors influencing, forest policy, climate, soil and vegetation, weeding.


The Food and Agricultural Organisation of U.N.O. is devoting a major part of its efforts to the shaping of a world forest policy. It has created a Division of Forestry and appointed a Director and staff to organise the collection and dissemination of information on forestry. In its reports and in its new magazine Unasylva the need for a vigorous effort for the creation of a world forest consciousness is stressed. In view of these trends in forestry a discussion, of forest policy generally, and of Irish forest policy in particular, in our Journal should not be considered inopportune or out of place...
How to Cite
Clear, T. (1948) “Does our forest policy need an overhaul?”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 14July2024).