ITTO launched its Status of Tropical Forest Management 2011 report (Technical Series #38) on June 7 in Bern, Switzerland. This report, two years in the making, provides a comprehensive assessment of progress being made towards SFM in each ITTO producer member country and identifies the challenges remaining. Key findings include that the area deemed to be under sustainable management has grown by 50% over the past 5 years but that several countries continue to struggle to make the transition to sustainability in their tropical forests.
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