Forests Trees and Livelihoods
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Forests Trees and Livelihoods

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 14728028
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd.
History: 1999-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Forests Trees and Livelihoods originated in 1979 under the title International Tree Crops Journal and adopted its new name in 2001 in order to reflect its emphasis on the diversity of tree based systems within the field of rural development. Forests Trees and Livelihoods is a peerreviewed international journal publishing comments reviews case studies research methodologies and research findings and articles in this general field in order to promote discussion debate and the exchange of information and views in the main subject areas ofEconomic and social importance of trees outside forests and forestsincluding their cultural significance potential for enhanced livelihood benefits and the alleviation of povertyNon timber forest products and the various ecosystem services derived from trees outside forests and forests at various spatial scalesThe management of forests and trees outside forests for enhanced livelihood benefitsincluding indigenous tree and forest management systemsThe role of trees outside forests and forests in a context of change including mitigation of and adaptation to climate changePolicies and institutional issues related to rural development forestry and agroforestry including policy implementation.The Editor encourages submission of sets of manuscripts for Special Issues focusing on one or another of the above subject areas. For Special Issues the initiator of the submission will act as the Guest Editor. Special Issues may be composed of manuscripts initially presented at international conferences and reworked according to Forests Trees and Livelihoods standards. They may also be composed of original manuscripts focusing on a specific thematic and requested by the Guest Editor. The Guest Editor will work at all stages in close collaboration with the Editor.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Forests Trees and Livelihoods
SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

Forests Trees and Livelihoods
SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

Forests Trees and Livelihoods
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Forests Trees and Livelihoods
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    1.216 1.491 1.447
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    1.595 1.429 1.867
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    1.103 1.397 1.35
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    1.289 1.217 1.316
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.951 0.883 0.938
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.951 1.082 1.148
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.154 1.136 1.1
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.825 0.77 0.831
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.756 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.605 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.421 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.548 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.565 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.271 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.525 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    1.19 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.389 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.447 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.558 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.276 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.153 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.317 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.143 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

Forests Trees and Livelihoods

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History