Forest resources assessment 2005 - the process
Welcome to the Forest Resources Assessment 2005 discussion forum
The Global Forest Resources Assessment update 2005 (FRA 2005) is specially mandated by the COFO 2001 and COFO 2003, which confirmed the recommendations from the Kotka IV Expert Consultation and recommended assessments at 5 year intervals related to international forestry processes and implemented as a broad based assessment. For this purpose all countries are requested to provide national reports to be delivered to FAO during 2004.
The forum is primarily aimed for those being involved in the compilation of the by FAO requested information world wide, the FRA country focal points.
The FRA 2005 topic has been split into four categories as follows:
- General aspects of the FRA 2005 process
- National reporting tables and related guidelines
- Reporting template and compilation of country reports
- Thematic country reports