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Forest Trends in the UNECE Region

Follow this link to read Dr. Andrey Filipchuk, Director of All-Russian Research Institute of Silviculture & Forest Mechanization, Federal Forestry Agency, expert opinion on the forest trends in the UNECE region (in Russian). 

Forests in the UNECE region are expanding, but urbanization remains a major threat

The UNECE region as a whole has 1.89 billion ha of forest land, 41.4% of the global total, as compared to 34.8% of global land area and 18.3% of the population. The region’s share of the world’s forests... (Read more)

UNited Forests #34 is out!

Click here to read the UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section newsletter.

Forest Information Billboard 3/2014 is out! What is happening in the region? Read more here.

From 9-11 September 2014, the Federal Forestry Agency of the Russian Federation organized in St Petersburg the XI International Junior Forest Contest. Discover more about this Contest by following this link.

The Green Economy: a real goal or just an excuse to promote forests?

Follow this link to see what the the UNECE-FAO Team of Specialists on Forest Policy discussed in relation to the potential of the forest sector in a green economy.

The sustainable revolution is here and forests will play a key role

Follow this link to listen to Alicja Kacprzak, Forestry Officer at the UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section, explaining why forests are key for sustainable development and for humanity in general.

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