Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Tool Details

SDG indicators 15.1.1 and 15.2.1 - Forest area and sustainable forest management

Year of publication 2018
This course has been developed to guide countries in reporting on Indicators 15.1.1 and 15.2.1. It illustrates the rationale of the indicators, the definitions and methodologies on which monitoring activities are based, and explains the process and the tools available for compiling data related to the two indicators through the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) Programme. This course is primarily intended for those who play a role in data collection, analysis, monitoring and reporting for the SDG Indicators 15.1.1 (Forest area as a proportion of total land area) and 15.2.1 (Progress towards sustainable forest management). The course may also be of interest for all the professionals who wish to have concrete guidance on how to effectively play their role in this process.
Type of Tool
Scale of Application
Forest Management Unit
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
Management Responsibility