Land Asset Accounts for Tree-Covered Areas.
The total tree-covered area of the Philippines increased from
The annual average managed regression is around
The asset accounts for tree-covered areas, covering closed and open forests in the Philippines, follows the United Nations System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) 2012 Central Framework. The accounts provide information on the stocks and changes in stocks that help guide formulating activities and policies that will regenerate and improve the state of tree-covered areas in the country.
FOR THE NATIONAL STATISTICIAN:
JOSIE B. PEREZ
Deputy National Statistician