Sustaining Forests for All

Well-managed forests have the potential to reduce poverty, spur economic development and contribute to a healthy local and global environment. The Program on Forests (PROFOR) is a multi-donor partnership that generates and shares innovative knowledge that supports this vision: sustaining forests for all. Learn More

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From Low-tech to High-tech: Practical Tools Help Establish Legal Forest Operations

It’s not clear what exactly constitutes Sustainable Forest Management (SFM); in fact, there isn’t wide consensus on how to define it. Precisely because forest governance is most apparent in terms of outcomes - whether positive or negative - tangible guidelines for forest governance as a process are needed. The Toolkit of Forest Control and Supervision: Practical Field Guidance, supported by PROFOR and the Forest Law Enforcement and Governance trust fund (FLEG-TF), meets this need by providing low-cost, hands-on tools for forest management.

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