The Team of Specialists on Forest Products and Wood Energy Statistics was created to support the implementation of the Integrated Programme of Work 2022-2025, approved by the ECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry and FAO European Forestry Commission during the Joint Session held in Rome, Italy in November 2021. The main objectives of the Team are to:
- To advise and support work on forest products statistics, including data coverage and collection, validation and classifications used in the region;
- To advise and support work on wood energy statistics, namely the Joint Wood Energy Enquiry, including data coverage, collection and validation of data;
- To suggest and support proposals for increasing the reliability, visibility and usefulness of forest products – and wood energy – statistics;
- To advise on implementation of activities in Work Area 1 (Data, monitoring and assessment) relating to forest products – and wood energy – statistics.
Taken from ECE/TIM/2021/2; FO:EFC/2021/2