Processes

Over the past years, criteria and indicators processes have helped promote a better understanding of the concept of sustainable forest management. FAO's Forestry Department has collaborated with and supported on-going international processes on Criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management, namely the: African Timber Organization (ATO) process, the Dry forest in Asia process, the Dry-zone Africa process, the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) process, the Lepaterique process of Central America, the Montreal process, the Near East process, the Pan-European forest process and the Tarapoto proposal for the sustainability of the Amazon forest.

Nine processes, 150 countries

Approximately 150 countries are currently participating in one or more of the nine on-going processes on criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management.


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COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING in the major international on - going processes based on criteria and indicators for Sustainable Forest Management.

LIST OF COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES NOT OFFICIALLY PARTICIPATING. 

To find more about a specific country please go to the left column.

last updated:  Thursday, January 9, 2014