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Record ID
103716
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-08-02 14:32 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-08-02 15:35 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-08-02 15:35 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010
Author
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Rome
Italy, 00100
Phone:+39 06 5 7051
Fax:+39 06 5705 3152
Email:biotech-website@fao.org
Url:Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) - Biotechnology
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2010
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
Table of Content

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Acronyms and abbreviations
Executive summary

Chapter 1. Introduction
The reporting framework
The scope of FRA 2010
The process
The outputs

Chapter 2. Extent of forest resources
Overview
Key findings
Key conclusions
Forest area and forest area change
Forest characteristics
Selected forest types and species groups
Growing stock
Biomass
Carbon stock

Chapter 3. Forest biological diversity
Overview
Key findings
Key conclusions
Area of primary forests
Forest area designated for conservation of biological diversity
Area of forest in protected areas
Tree species composition

Chapter 4. Forest health and vitality
Overview
Key findings
Key conclusions
Insects and diseases
Forest fires
Other disturbances

Chapter 5. Productive functions of forest resources
Overview
Key findings
Key conclusions
Areas designated for productive functions
Planted forests
Afforestation and reforestation
Removals of wood products
Removals of non-wood forest products

Chapter 6. Protective functions of forest resources
Overview
Key findings
Key conclusions
Forest area designated for protective purposes

Chapter 7. Socio-economic functions of forest resources
Overview
Key findings
Key conclusions
Ownership and management rights
Public expenditure and revenue collection
Value of wood and non-wood forest product removals
Employment
Area of forest designated for social services

Chapter 8. Legal, policy and institutional framework
Overview
Key findings
Key conclusions
Policy and legal framework
Institutional framework
Education and research

Chapter 9. Progress towards sustainable forest management
Introduction
Status of forest management
Progress towards sustainable forest management

Chapter 10. Conclusions
Scope and coverage of FRA 2010
The FRA 2010 process
Progress towards sustainable forest management
Next steps

Bibliography

Annexes
Annex 1: Contributors
Annex 2: Terms and definitions used in FRA 2010
Annex 3: Global tables
Annex 4: FRA 2010 working papers
Annex 5: FRA 2010 meetings and workshops
Annex 6: Earlier global assessments
Thematic areas
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Section(s) of the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms” this background material is relevant
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Identifier
ISBN: 978-92-5106654-6
Publisher and its location
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
Rome, Italy
Rights
© FAO 2010
Format
378 page PDF
Source
Original Document
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