Forests play a crucial role in providing food security. They are veritable storehouses of biological diversity and forest products are the mainstay of households worldwide.

Honduras: a worker extracts resin from a pine tree as part of an agroforestry cooperative
FAO photo by G. Bizzarri

More photos in this series:

  • Eritrea: a young boy carries a load of fuelwood
  • Ghana: village children plant a new generation of trees

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