There is important evidence to suggest that corruption is a key factor contributing to the degradation of renewable natural resources. Forestry officials and law enforcement officers who are in the pockets of corrupt logging firms often turn a blind eye to activities that threaten the sustainable management of a forest’s biodiversity. Similarly, fishery inspectors endanger stocks when they accept bribes to ignore official quotas for trawlers.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJanuary, 2007Global
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 2011Global, Sub-Saharan Africa, Americas, Central Asia, Europe
Unprecedented pressures on land and its governance have been created. As evident around the globe, where land governance is deficient, high levels of corruption often flourish. Under such a system, land distribution is unequal, tenure is insecure, and natural resources are poorly managed.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2011Global
The National Commission on Land and Other Properties (Commission Nationale des Terres et Autres Biens or CNTB) in collaboration with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and its Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) organised a workshop on the role of the CNTB in promoting durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs), on 10 November 2011 at Chez André in Bujumbura.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Angola, Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Kenya, Mozambique, Liberia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Togo, Botswana, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Africa
Proceedings of the meeting including a summary of the resulting recommendations and the text of papers presented
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1996Kenya, Pakistan, Eswatini, China, Italy
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mauritania, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Comoros, Malawi, Cape Verde, Liberia, Libya, Lesotho, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Madagascar, Cameroon, Tanzania, Botswana, Eritrea, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Mali, Burundi, Sao Tome and Principe, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Kenya, Morocco, Niger, South Africa, Togo, Tunisia, Central African Republic, Sudan, Ivory Coast, Africa, Global
This regional study presents an overview of the socio-economic importance and ecological impact of the use of non-wood forest products (NWFP) in Africa. The document consists of two main parts: i) presentation of background information on the programme activities and analysis of the available information on the regional and sub-regional level (both in English and in French); and ii) presentation of data on NWFP on the national level (so-called “country profiles”, available in either English or French).
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Serbia, France, North Macedonia, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Colombia, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, Uganda, Albania, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Tunisia, Senegal, Sudan, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Americas
This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives includes interesting descriptions of land tenure and related policies in Uganda, Tunisia, the United Republic of Tanzania and Morocco. Two thought-provoking articles on access to land and other assets focus on policies to reduce poverty and the function of markets in the allocation of production resources. In the first, J. Melmed-Sanjak and S.