Topic outline

  • Introduction to national socioeconomic surveys in forestry

    The e-learning on the ‘National socioeconomic surveys in forestry’ comprises four courses that aim to provide guidance on the use of forestry modules to collect data on the socioeconomic contributions of forests and non-forests environments to household welfare and livelihoods. This course presents the background and relevance of forest-related questions in household surveys. It also indicates how to use the forestry modules for LSMS-type surveys and for other users.

    Duration:  1 hour         Publication Date:  February 2020

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player.

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        The course is primarily intended for people who are involved in data collection, analysis and reporting in organizations such as: National statistical offices, government agencies, donors, non-governmental organizations, forestry departments and research organizations.

        • You will learn about

          • The socioeconomic contributions of forests and trees to household welfare and livelihoods
          • The rationale for including forest-related questions in household surveys
          • The forestry modules that can be used to assess the above-mentioned socioeconomic contributions

          • Course structure

            The course consists of 3 sections:

            • Section 1 Forests and Livelihoods
            • Section 2 Forest-related questions in household surveys
            • Section 3 The new survey tool-forestry modules

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