Industry News: Forests

The Number and Spatial Distribution of Forest-Proximate People Globally

Saturday, September 19, 2020   (0 Comments)

A recently published article found that globally, 1.6 billion rural people lived within 5 km of a forest in 2012. Of these, 64.5% lived in tropical countries and 71.3% lived in low-income, lower-middle-income, or upper-middle-income countries.

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