Forest Resource Assessment

This programme aims at sustainable provision of accurate and reliable forestry resources data and information. Data obtained is a prerequisite tool during decisions at various levels.

Research Activities

  • Develop standards and classifications, definitions and structure of trees and forest resources data and information;
  • Monitor PSPs established by NAFORMA in various representative vegetation types including trees outside forests;
  • Estimate at regular intervals, forest cover, stocking, timber and NTFPs, yield, in different vegetation types for management and carbon accounting;
  • Develop affordable technology for collecting, processing and validating tree and forest resource/services database; and
  • Develop simple forest resource assessment methods for local communities.