Forest Proximate People

The "Forest Proximate People" (FPP) is one of the datasets contributing to the development of indicator #13, “number of forest-dependent people in extreme poverty,” of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) Global Core Set of forest-related indicators (GCS). The FPP dataset contains 2 data layers providing estimates of Forest Proximate People, both for the year 2019 with a spatial resolution of 100 meters at a global level. These data layers are:

For more detail, such as the theory behind this indicator and the definition of parameters, and to cite this data, see: Newton, P., Castle, S.E., Kinzer, A.T., Miller, D.C., Oldekop, J.A., Linhares-Juvenal, T., Pina, L., Madrid, M. & de Lamo Rodriguez, J. 2022. The number of forest- and tree-proximate people – A new methodology and global estimates. Forestry Working Paper No. 34. Rome, FAO.

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Language English
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Temporal Start 2019-01-01
Temporal End 2019-12-31