In a global scale, planted forest areas continued to increase, and that the goods and services provided by these forests were becoming increasingly diverse. The interaction of planted forests with other land uses within landscapes and their contribution to poverty alleviation and food security is complex. Risks to planted forests from climate change, socio-economic pressures and responses to these risks have been the subjects of study. The importance of planted forests for economic, environmental and social values have been recognized globally.
For more info click here.