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Data follows the globally agreed methodology for this UN SDG Indicator and has been identified by the responsible agency as the most appropriate data source.

Progress towards sustainable forest management

Sub-indicator Measure Unit of measurement
a) Forest area annual net change rate -0.26 per cent per year
b) Above ground biomass stock in forests 104.72 tonnes per hectare
c) Proportion of forest area located in legally established protected areas 17 per cent
d) Proportion of forest area under long-term forest management plans 22 per cent
e) Forest area under independently verified forest management certification schemes 10703856 hectares