During the period 2000 -“ 2013, 1,998 ha or 154 ha/year were deforested on Choiseul, equalling about 0.65 % of the total forest area in 2010 (307,701ha). This is the result of the analysis of remote sensing data from 2000, 2010 and 2013. The report explains the methodology applied and sources of potential errors within the analysis, such as cloud cover and accuracy of available data.

The report contains a project concept for a demonstration area: all SFM-relevant measures will be implemented but under

This report documents the results of the Inception Workshop for the SPC/GIZ project entitled: €œClimate protection through forest conservation in the Pacific Island Countries€ funded by the International