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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Angola, Liechtenstein, Bangladesh, United States of America, Congo, Comoros, Cameroon, Uzbekistan, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Denmark, Rwanda, Philippines, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Argentina, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, Czech Republic

    Forests, trees and woodlands cover almost one-third of the Earth’s land area. They are a crucial source of food and income for more than a billion people around the globe. They provide a variety of wood and non-wood products and vital ecosystem services – preventing erosion from wind and water, preserving water quality, shading crops and livestock, absorbing carbon which contributes to countering climate change, and providing habitat for many species of plants and animals, thus helping to conserve the planet’s biological diversity.

  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2009
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    This Regulation sets the conditions governing the procedures and terms for obtaining the lease of specific forest land parcel if public/state owned; and only if not previously assigned/intended for different purpose (if not part of the area covered with strategic environmental or planning documents).This Regulation provides for administrative requirements, economic related provisions, procedural issues and contents for contracts to be stipulated in relation with lease requests.

    Implements: Forest Law (Republic of Srpska). (2008-07-17)

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2009
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    This Regulation prescribe the necessary contents of the documentation and administrative forms that are to be included when drafting/preparing the forest or forest land communication projects (such as the construction of forest road for vehicles, reconstruction of forest truck routes and tractor/trailway paths).As defined by this text, forest communications/connections are primary used for forestry purposes as well as for the needs of the local population.

    Implements: Forest Law (Republic of Srpska). (2008-07-17)

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2009
    Brazil

    This Complementary Law, consisting of 42 articles divided into seven Chapters, establishes the Planning and Territorial Planning System of the State of Roraima. The above mentioned System, called SPOT/RR, is the main guiding instrument for planning of land occupation and control of the use of natural resources of the territory of the State of Roraima, in the implementation of plans, programmes, projects, works and public and private activities. The purpose of the SPOT/RR is to implement the provisions of art.

  5. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2009
    Central African Republic

    Confrontée à la précarité quant à l’accès aux ressources; la vulnérabilité du paysage et du bassin versant avec des risques d’érosion, de glissements de terrain et d’inondation; la réduction des approvisionnements et augmentation des prix des produits forestiers non ligneux; et la raréfaction produits énergétiques issus du bois, la République centrafricaine a en 2009 adopté la Stratégie de développement et plan pour la promotion de la foresterie urbaine et périurbaine de la ville de Bangui.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2009
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    This Regulation hereby prescribes the mandatory supervision rules, aimed at the control over the execution of the preparation of forest-economic documents or plans (for private and state owned forests).Forest-economic planning documents are projects assignment for the preparation of the forest-economic basis, including the classification of forests and forest land in ecological-productive terms, with the aim of determining the technical objectives of forest management (such as creation of spatial units, the marking of their boundaries in the field, the recording of boundaries and their mapp

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