Does the UN definition of forest include livestock country? FAO's answer here

Shan Goodwin
May 27 2024 - 8:00am
The proportion and distribution of global forest area by climatic domain in 2020; as provided by the forestry division of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
The proportion and distribution of global forest area by climatic domain in 2020; as provided by the forestry division of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation has put to rest heated debate in Australia over whether its definition of forest includes agriculture. It does not.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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