Policy Briefs


Forests for Human Health in Asia. An Expanded Policy Brief

New policy brief aims to support policymakers and stakeholders in Asia and beyond in their ambition to ensure sustainable development that takes into consideration the health of humans and nature.

A new expanded Policy Brief published by the Science-Policy Programme (SciPol) of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) presents consolidated scientific evidence on the relationship between forests and human health in the Asian region.

The publication titled "Forests for Human Health in Asia. An Expanded Policy Brief" is based on the detailed analysis of information contained in the global assessment report "Forests and Trees for Human Health: Pathways, Impacts, Challenges and Response Options" (IUFRO World Series Volume 41, March 2023), which was developed in the framework of the Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) joint initiative of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF). Additional research focusing on Asia was carried out to complement the findings of the global assessment.

Payam Dadvand
Dikshya Devkota
Cecil Konijnendijk
Christoph Wildburger

Payam Dadvand
Xiaoqi Feng
Cecil Konijnendijk
Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana
Shureen Faris Abdul Shukor

Published by International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), 2023
ISBN 978-3-903345-22-5

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