State Of The World's Forests (SOFO) 2003
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The United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), established in October 2000, will meet for a third time in May 2003 to consider ways to facilitate and promote further sustainable forest management worldwide, including through the implementation of the proposals for action of the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF) and the Intergovernmental Forum on Forests(IFF). At that time, participants will exchange
experiences and lessons learned as they seek to overcome barriers to progress.
The State of the World's Forests 2003 provides an overview of major developments in the sector in the past few years and focuses on selected key issues.
The State of the World's Forests 2003 elaborates on two related areas: the link between agricultural expansion and Summary deforestation; and the conversion and conservation of mangroves.