This booklet aims to separate fact from fi ction on issues related to forests and water and to dispel some of the commonly held misconceptions about the role of forests in flood mitigation.
Forests and Floods. Drowning in fiction or thriving on facts?, RAP Publication 2005/03. Forest Perspectives 2. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome, Centre for Agroforestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, ISBN 979-3361-64-6, 40 pp.