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Go to target 15.1: Conserve and restore terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems Go to target 15.1
Target 15.2: Target 15.2
Target 15.2

By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally.

Go to target 15.3 Go to target 15.3: End desertification and restore degraded land


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The indicator consists of 5 sub-indicatores and shown is 1: Forest area annual net change and 2: Above-ground biomass stock in forest. Data are from the official Forest Statistics conducted by Copenhagen University. As regards 3: Proportion of forest area located within legally established protect areas and 4: Proportion of forest area under a long term forest management plan, data does not yet exist. As regards 5: Forest area under an independently verified forest management certification scheme, sources seem to exist, but data analyses are waiting.

Last updated: 20-02-2021

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