Conjunto de Herramientas para la Gestión Forestal Sostenible (GFS)

Forest Restoration

Welcome to the Forest Restoration Module, which is intended for people involved in forest restoration programmes.

The module provides basic background and more detailed information on forest restoration, as well as links to key tools and case studies of effective forest restoration efforts.

This module was developed with the kind collaboration of the following people and/or institutions:

Initiator(s): Walter Kollert - FAO, Forestry Division

Contributor(s): Cesar Sabogal - FAO, Forestry Division

Reviewer(s): CATIE; CIFOR; ITTO; IUFRO; Tropenbos International

This module was revised in 2017 to strengthen gender considerations. 

Initiator(s): Gender Team in Forestry

Reviewer(s): Walter Kollert

This module was partially revised in 2020.

Initiator(s): Benjamin Caldwell - FAO, Forestry Division

Contributor(s): Kenichi Shono - FAO, Forestry Division; Hubertus J van Hensbergen – Independent consultant

Reviewer(s):  Tiina Vahanen, Sheila Wertz-Kanounnikoff - FAO, Forestry Division; John Stanturf - Independent consultant; CATIE; CIFOR; ITTO; IUFRO; Tropenbos International