Can you picture a world without forests?

Throughout history, people have depended on forests and trees for the vital resources they provide, to sustain economies, societies and human well-being. Billions of people rely on forests to generate energy, for materials to build their homes, as well as for livelihood, health, and food.

UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2030 and its Global Forest Goals and targets provide a global framework for sustainably managing all types of forests and trees, halting and reversing deforestation and forest degradation, and increasing forest area by 2030.

Read more in UN DESA Voice.
File date: 
Monday, April 30, 2018