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Definition
Percentage change per annum of primary forest. Primary forest refers to forest/other wooded land of native species, where there are no clearly visible indications of human activities and the ecological processes are not significantly disturbed. Includes areas where collection of non-wood forest products occurs, provided that the human impact is small. Some trees may have been removed.

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Proportion of forest area within legally established protected areas (%) Primary forest, % forest Proportion of forest area with a long-term management plan, % (SDG 15.2.1) Planted forest

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