Doubling of world resource consumption by 2050 shows need for sustainable tropical timber—new report


Yokohama, 2 July 2021: Global resource use could double by 2050, representing an opportunity for tropical timber producers, according to a study published by ITTO today. It forecasts that tropical industrial roundwood production will increase substantially by mid-century but says the sector needs a boost if it is to maximize its contribution to carbon-neutral production.