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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Ethiopia, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2018Uganda
The National Forestry Authority has monitored Ugandas land cover, including forested areas, periodically since 1990. The land cover classification is comprised of 13 classes as shown in the table below. The first five classes in the table refer to the different types of forests in Uganda. The largest forest type is woodland. Compared to other landcover types, forests are a small proportion of the country area.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Peru, Congo
Land-use planning is increasingly being recognized as a central part of the formulation and implementation of strategies to reduce deforestation and forest degradation, contributing to both climate change mitigation and adaptation. Conflicting interests and competition over land and resources have been major driving forces of forest conversion, with increasing pressure due to population growth, degradation of lands, economic interests and, not least, the impact of climate change.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Angola, Serbia, Bangladesh, China, Namibia, Australia, Ghana, Congo, India
Este documento es el resultado final de ese proceso. Dirigido a una audiencia mundial – que comprende las instancias decisorias urbanas, funcionarios públicos, asesores políticos y demás partes interesadas – contribuirá al desarrollo de bosques urbanos y periurbanos que ayuden a las ciudades a resolver sus exigencias actuales y futuras de productos forestales y servicios del ecosistema.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2018Burundi
Burundi’s economy is dominated by small-scale agriculture practiced on the slopes of hills and mountains. The burgeoning population and an overwhelming reliance on natural resources by 90 percent of the population have both caused aggravated environmental degradation. The recent World Bank Country Environment Analysis estimates that each year, almost 38 million tons of soil is lost and land degradation cost 4% of the country’s GDP. Soil erosion worsens Burundi’s socioeconomic situation, and particularly affects the poorest.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2017Madagascar
Les objectifs de cette Stratégie nationale sur la restauration des paysages forestiers et des infrastructures vertes (SNRPF) à Madagascar sont: une planification de l’aménagement du paysage et un processus décisionnel communautaires; une coopération intersectorielle efficace et une coordination entre agences gouvernementales aux niveaux national, infranational et local; un renforcement de la capacité des institutions locales à mieux gérer les conflits sur l’utilisation et la propriété des terres; et une amélioration des politiques visant à une gestion intégrée des terres.
Library ResourceInternational Conventions or TreatiesApril, 2016Guinea, Ethiopia
Le présent Accord vise à mettre en place un cadre général et des directives pour la coopération bilatérale entre les deux Parties. Les Parties s'engagent à coopérer dans plusieurs secteurs, entre autre, agriculture; élevage ; foresterie; ‘énergie ; santé ; habitat et Aménagement du Territoire ; Pêche ; et environnement.
Library ResourceMay, 2017Liberia
This Code of Forest Harvesting Practices seeks to provide a set of guidelines to forest operators for carrying out sustainable and improved harvesting operations. It applies to all harvesting operations within Liberia’s natural forests. It includes among other things, social environmental and social performance requirements for timber logging and post-harvesting activities.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2003Rwanda
The protection and management of environment are among the pillars of Vision 2020. The objective of the Government is that by 2020, it will have built a nation in which pressure on natural resources, particularly on land, water, biomass and biodiversity, has significantly been reduced and the process of environmental pollution and degradation has been reversed; a nation in which the management and protection of these resources and environment are more rational and well regulated in order to preserve and bequeath to future generations the basic wealth necessary for sustainable development.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2006Uganda
It is against inappropriate decisions in the allocation of land use activities that are manifested, among others, in form of: land degradation, mainly soil erosion, loss of vegetation cover; loss of biological diversity, wetlands degradation, pollution, uncontrolled urban development, conflicts over land use, and reduced land productivity that government committed resources for the preparation of this National Land Use Policy.The policy aims to support the national objectives on poverty eradication and economic growth while at the same time ensuring sustainable utilisation of natural resour
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