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.