Forest land administered by governments: This category includes all forest land that is legally claimed as exclusively belonging to the state. It includes areas where community rights are limited to basic access or withdrawal rights that can be extinguished legally with relative ease by the state. It also includes most state-owned and managed protected areas and some forest land awarded under concessions, which do not transfer underlying ownership rights. Data are in million ha. See more at: http://rightsandresources.org/en/resources/tenure-data/the-four-categori...

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Forest land administered by governments: This category includes all forest land that is legally claimed as exclusively belonging to the state.

Measurement unit: 
Million ha
Rights and Resources Initiative

Dataset details

Data provider: 
Rights and Resources Initiative

Indicator details

Measurement unit: 
Million ha
Best value is: 
High

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