Asia Pacific forestry sector outlook study-II: India country report

The forestry outlook study 2020 aims at an introspection on the prevailing forestry situation in the country and makes a critical analysis of the trends of development in various socio-economic sectors (agriculture, energy, etc) till 2020 and their influence on the forestry sector in its management, institutional and policy development aspects. The study seeks to identify emerging socio-economic changes which can have impact on forests and forestry in the coming time. It analyzes probable scenarios for forestry developments to 2020 in context of the impact of the identified socio-economic changes and potential of the forestry development to cope up with the impacts.