Forests: A ‘safety net’ for poor rural people, says UN agriculture official

6 July 2018

One-in-five people around the world count on forest products for food, income and nutritional diversity – generating more than $88 billion in income, according FAO’s State of the World’s Forests 2018, launched on Friday.

Liz Scaffidi spoke by phone with FAO Forestry Director Eva Mueller about how forests are linked to many other goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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Liz Scaffidi, UN News
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