Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Tool Details

Collecting household welfare data through forestry modules

Year of publication 2020
The e-learning on the ‘National socioeconomic surveys in forestry’ comprises four courses that aim to provide guidance on the use of forestry modules to collect data on the socioeconomic contributions of forests and non-forests environments to household welfare and livelihoods. This course describes in detail the components and questions in the forestry modules. It also describes key questions for appending onto existing LSMS household and community surveys. The course is primarily intended for people who are involved in data collection, analysis and reporting in organizations such as: National statistical offices, government agencies, donors, non-governmental organizations, forestry departments and research organizations.
Type of Tool
Scale of Application
Forest Management Unit, National
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
Management Responsibility