The latest update report from the Forest Governance Learning Group (FGLG), describing activities over the last period, and the path ahead. FGLG is an informal alliance of in-country teams and...
Niger is largely covered by desert and savannah; forests account for just 1% of its land area. All of the country’s forests are state-owned, and 10% are plantations. The annual rate of deforestation was 2.1% for the period 2010-15 (FAO, 2015).