Module I Learning Outcomes

This module will introduce:

  • The origin and history of global concerns about SFM.
  • The reasons for addressing SFM on the global level.
  • Importance of linkages among local, national, and international forestry policies.

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe the state of the world’s forests and update your information regularly.
  • Examine the drivers of deforestation in different regions of the world.
  • Explain why forests are of global concerns.
  • Comment on evolution of the concept of sustainable forest management from an international perspective.
  • Discuss the links between local, national, and international forest policy issues.