The State of the World’s Forests 2011


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2011

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Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Executive Summary
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Chapter 1

The state of forest resources – a regional analysis
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    Africa
    Asia and the Pacific
    Europe
    Latin America and the Caribbean
    The Near East
    North America

Chapter 2

Developing sustainable forest industries
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    Driving forces affecting forest industries
    Strategic choices for the future of the forest industry
    Summary and conclusions

Chapter 3

The role of forests in climate change adaptation and mitigation
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    Forests in the Kyoto Protocol
    Progress on forest-related climate change negotiations
    Forest carbon tenure: implications for sustainable REDD+ projects
    Strengthening the role of adaptation in climate change policies
    Summary and conclusions

Chapter 4

The local value of forests
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    Traditional knowledge
    Community-based forest management and small and medium forest enterprises
    Non-cash values of forests
    Challenges and emerging issues
    Summary and conclusions

Annex

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    Notes on the annex tables
    Table1: Basic data on countries and areas
    Table 2: Forest area and area change
    Table 3: Carbon stock and stock change in living forest biomass
    Table 4: Production, trade and consumption of woodfuel, roundwood and sawnwood, 2008
    Table 5: Production, trade and consumption of wood-based panels, pulp and paper, 2008
    Table 6: Forestry sector’s contribution to employment and gross domestic product, 2006

References

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