National Forest Monitoring and Assessment - NFMA
ObjectivesThe programme to support national forest assessments has the following three main objectives:
• to strengthen the ability of countries to expand and manage the forestry information base for the benefit of national and international information users;
• to increase awareness of and knowledge about the multiple functions of forests and trees and their contribution to national economies, including in particular poverty alleviation in rural areas, and paying due regard to gender aspects and food security;
• to advance action aimed at the sustainable management of forests by increased use of forestry knowledge in national forest policy development and implementation.
last updated: Wednesday, December 13, 2006