This analytical document shows a trend towards a reduction in the rates of deforestation and carbon emissions from forests and increases in capacity for sustainable forest management. The document provides two broad conclusions: 1) there is a wealth of reliable information today on the situation of the world’s forests; and 2) the direction of change is positive, with many impressive examples of progress in all regions of the world.

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Organization: FAO

Topics: Forestry, Land Use Management, Mitigation, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English