FAO Forestry Paper 147


FRA 2005

Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005

Progress towards sustainable forest management





Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Rome, 2005






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Contents


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Acknowledgements (Download - 1,6Mb)
Foreword  (Download - 1,6Mb)
Acronyms and abbreviations (Download - 1,6Mb)
Executive summary (Download - 1,6Mb)

Chapter 1. Introduction (Download - 147 KB)
The reporting framework
The process

Chapter 2. Extent of forest resources (Download - 329 KB)
Overview
Key findings
Forest area and forest area change
Forest characteristics
Growing stock
Biomass and carbon

Chapter 3. Biological diversity (Download - 1,8Mb)
Overview
Key findings
Primary forests
Forest area designated for conservation of biodiversity
Composition of forests
Number of native tree species
Threatened forest tree species

Chapter 4. Forest health and vitality (Download - 309 KB)
Overview
Key findings
Forest fires
Insects and diseases
Other disturbances

Chapter 5. Productive functions of forest resources (Download - 459 KB)
Overview
Key findings
Forest area designated for productive purposes
Productive forest plantations
Growing stock and commercial growing stock
Removals of wood products
Removals of non-wood forest products

Chapter 6. Protective functions of forest resources (Download - 223 KB)
Overview
Key findings
Forest area designated for protective purposes
Protective forest plantations

Chapter 7. Socio-economic functions (Download - 409 KB)
Overview
Key findings
Value of wood removals
Value of NWFP removals
Employment
Ownership of forests and other wooded lands
Forest area designated for social services

Chapter 8. Progress towards sustainable forest management (Download - 208 KB)
Methodology
Results
Discussion

Chapter 9. Conclusions (Download - 91 KB)
Progress towards sustainable forest management
Scope and coverage of FRA 2005
FRA 2005 process
Concluding remarks
Next steps

Bibliography (Download - 88 KB)

Annexes
Annex 1. Contributors (Download - 175 KB)
Annex 2. Terms and definitions for national reporting tables for FRA 2005 (Download - 100 KB)
Annex 3. Global tables (Download - 927 KB)
Annex 4. FRA 2005 working papers (Download - 44 KB)
Annex 5. FRA 2005 meetings and workshops (Download - 47 KB)
Annex 6. Earlier global assessments (Download - 80 KB)