Implementing the proposals for action of the intergovernmental panel on forests and the intergovernmental forum on forests: A tool to assist national-level assessment of progress and priorities for action toward sustainable forest management, developed in support of the United Nations Forum on Forests


The Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF)/ Intergovernmental Forum on Forests (IFF) proposals for action that are summarized in this document focus on country-level action to be undertaken by national and sub-national government and relevant stakeholders from the private sector and civil society in close cooperation with international forest-related organizations, instruments and institutions. The proposals are meant to be promote multi-disciplinary and cross-sectoral action and to complement, supplement and elaborate upon the Forest Principles and Chapter 11 of Agenda 21 adopted by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED).

Deforestation, Forest management, International trade, Biological indicators, Community participation, Conservation, Reforestation, Sustainability, Local knowledge, National forest programs, Forest health, Forest productivity, Scientific knowledge, Ecosystem Governance