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A thriving forest product boosts family farmers’ incomes 16 July 2019 In the northern regions of Viet Nam, forestry and agriculture provide livelihoods for nearly 80 percent of the population. However, nearly half of all households own less than one hectare of land, which often prevents farmers from earning the income they need. [more]
News from FAO Forestry - InFOflash 15 15 July 2019 The potential of fast-growing trees to contribute to action on climate change, improve the environment and people’s livelihoods, and boost sustainability has gained added recognition by the FAO Conference. [more]
News from FAO Forestry - InFOflash 14 8 July 2019 Asia-Pacific’s primary forest cover is now at the lowest regional level in the world – a perilous 19 percent of total forest area. [more]

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FAO Forestry Paper 182

 

 

 


State of the World's Forests

 

 

 


Forests and Education


The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012, to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. The Collaborative Partnership on Forests choose a different theme for each International Day of Forests, during which countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.

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last updated:  Wednesday, July 17, 2019