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About this Digest on Forests

  1. Source for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Source for this Digest

The material content of the texts on Level 3 is directly sourced from
"Global Forest Resources Assessment 2005, Progress towards sustainable forest management ", a report of the FAO produced in 2006 by a large international panel of scientists.

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by Dr Manoj Nadkarni in collaboration with the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by Dr Manoj Nadkarni on 6 August 2006 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Second draft

The second draft of this Digest was produced on 1 November 2006 by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Peer review

The final draft of this Digest was produced in December 2006 by GreenFacts after peer review by 3 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review form). Final corrections were added under the supervision of the GreenFacts Scientific Board in January 2007.


Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board on 05 January 2007.

Press Release

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Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

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