The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has just put online an open access data platform containing a lot of information on forest resources in the 6 UN languages.
Launched in July 2020 in English, the platform is now translated into Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French and Russian. It offers a very complete panel of data.
Access to this information :
The Global Forest Resources Assessment 2020 analyzes the status and trends, management and use of forest resources from 1990 to 2020, focusing on 60 variables covering 236 countries and territories.
Global forest information has never been more accessible. The platform is an opportunity for users and allows them to:
Countries send data reports to FAO following a standardized reporting process that ensures consistency and transparency.
Detailed results on the analysis of the assessment data are presented in the main report. For an overview of the world's forests, you can view this interactive report.
To learn more about the Global Forest Resources Assessment process, check out this animated video developed by FAO.