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8.5: Research and development

Area of Forest under SFM Plans

The area, in hectares, of the total land in a particular area, region, or province, that is under the jurisdiction of sustainable forest management (SFM) plans.

Number of research partnerships

Research partnerships include two or more groups of researchers who work together in order to get more or better quality data on a research project or initiative. In sustainable forest management, this could mean more efficient and/or more extensive collection and monitoring for indicators.