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Private forests where the detailed operations are controlled by the common rules for all forest land, including felling permits.

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22 May 2020
Georgia

On May 22, the Georgian Parliament endorsed the amendments to the Forest Code of Georgia with its third reading with 79 votes in favor and none against – amid strong criticism voiced by the civil society organizations.  

4 June 2020
Georgia

For decades, deforestation in Georgia has been putting the livelihoods of communities at risk. It has not only led to an increase in the impact of natural disasters, but has also deprived communities of clean running water.

The Phnom Penh Post
1 February 2012
Cambodia

The entirety of three protected forests are now classified as private land, an investigation from rights group Adhoc has found, along with tens of thousands of additional hectares of what has once been state public land.

In total, an area slightly smaller than the size of Jakarta has been reclassified since the beginning of this year.

Flickr Pakistan forest
2 August 2017
Pakistan

LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to lease a total of 99,077 acres of land in 187 forest lots of various sizes in four districts of South Punjab to the investors for 15 years for commercial forestry.

Guatemala

By: Esther Yu Hsi Lee

Date: October 10th 2016

Source: ThinkProgress


About 60 percent of the country’s population is comprised of indigenous people.


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