The purpose of these Guidelines is to develop a tool named the Woodfuel Supplementary Module (WSM), to be incorporated in existing national household surveys. The ultimate goal is to enable developing countries to gather accurate data on woodfuel production and consumption, the sustainability of its production, and related socio-economic and health outcomes.
This Working Paper describes the results of the Woodfuel Pilot Survey (EPICOMAD), which was implemented in Ecuador in November 2017 as part of the activities designed to test the Woodfuel Survey Module.
This Working Paper describes the results of the cognitive test, which was implemented in Ecuador in September 2017, as part of the previous activities designed to test the Woodfuel Survey Module.
This Working Paper describes the results of the Woodfuel Survey Module field test, which was implemented in Lesotho in September 2017.
The goals of this Technical Report are to introduce a revised version of the short form and the long form of the WSM; to describe the proposed methodology to incorporate the WSM into existing surveys; and to describe the indicators of consumption and production of woodfuel that can be derived from the data collected.
The aim of this research is to provide an optional tool to integrate a Woodfuel Supplementary Module (WSM) into national household surveys with a view to enabling developing countries to enhance their statistics on the production and consumption of woodfuel.
This Working Paper provides a framework for international comparison and promotes the harmonization of various types of statistics related to forest products. It can be useful in developing statistical systems related to forests and producing statistics on production, industry capacity and trade.
This Technical Report is a first step towards improving national statistics on the production and consumption of woodfuel in developing countries.