Boosting transparency of forest data

Online Facilitated Course

Want to explore the essentials of effective National Forest Inventory (NFI) implementation from planning to reporting?  
Join us on the FAO eLearning Academy Collaborative Platform for comprehensive guidance and skill-building.
National Forest Inventory: Online facilitated course

Accurate forest data from National Forest Inventories is vital to country efforts to protect, restore, and sustainably manage their forests. Our online...


From 11 September to 21 October 2024 immerse yourself in a stimulating learning adventure. 


Join us in this collaborative learning experience, designed to empower forestry professionals, decision-makers, and enthusiasts. Sign up now and take the first step toward mastering National Forest Inventory techniques! 


This online facilitated course explains the key phases of a National Forest Inventory: from planning to implementation, and from data gathering to reporting. 


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At a glance

Calendar: Flexibility is key! Dive into a 5-weeks learning experience with an expected daily workload of just one hour per day. Customize your schedule to fit your needs. 

Structure: Create your learning journey by selecting one or more "Learning Paths" that suit your interests and professional needs. Each path offers a unique set of modules, enriched with live sessions, discussion forums, videos, quizzes and more.

Languages: Simultaneous delivery will be provided in English, French and Spanish. Choose your preferred language upon registration.

Certification and final test: Wrap up your learning journey with competency-based final tests for each path. Earn digital badges to showcase your newfound skills.

Course structure 

Basic knowledge: Why a national forest inventory? 

Learning Path 1: Field data collection.  

  • Preparing for a national forest inventory  
  • Introduction to fieldwork  
  • Quality assurance and quality control in a national forest inventory  

Learning Path 2: Sampling and data analysis 

  • Introduction to sampling  
  • Elements in data analysis  

Learning Path 3: Data management and reporting 

  • Data management in a national forest inventory  
  • National forest inventory results, reporting and dissemination. 

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