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Forest Change (Forest Loss, Tree Cover Loss, Location of Tree Cover Loss, FAO Deforestation)

Data source provider

Global Forest Watch

Use cases

Exposure quantification, Financial stability monitoring

Data group

Biodiversity and forestry indicators

Metric Type

Physical vulnerability

Methodology/ Standard / Classification/ Taxonomy / Reference

1. Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia
2. Forest Department Sarawak
3. Sabah Forestry Department
4. National Forestry Act 1984
5. Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management (MC&I SFM)

Unit (e.g. CO2)

Unit for land area

Dimension (e.g. Sector, Customer)

By Geographical area

Time horizon 




Time series




Observation on data availability/gaps

Global Forest Watch provides analysis of primary forest loss, tree cover loss etc in Malaysia. This can be done by clicking the map of Malaysia and 'Analyse'.

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