The Vision of the Forest Policy is that: by 2062, Jamaica’s forests and its biodiversity are sufficiently restored and sustainably managed, so once again the island can adequately be described as “the land of wood and water”, capable of meeting the social, economic and ecological needs of current and future generations.
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Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2017Jamaica
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 1999Jamaica
The Jamaica National Environmental Action Plan (JANEAP) is a national Plan with a multi-sectoral approach. The duration of the Plan is 3 years between 1999 and 2002. The main objective of the Plan is to ensure good environmental planning and management to contribute to the sustainable development.Regarding the biological resources, forestry, watershed management, protected areas and oceans the Plan provides for different actions to be taken. A Fisheries Management Plan and an Ocean and Coastal Zone Policy will be prepared and implemented.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016France, Slovakia, Belgium, Peru, Jamaica, Canada, Iran, Costa Rica, Thailand, Switzerland, Republic of Korea, Japan, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Brazil, Russia, China, Mexico, Norway, Lebanon
Meeting Name: FAO Committee on Forestry
Meeting symbol/code: COFO 2016/REP
Session: Sess. 23
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015United States of America, Rwanda, Gambia, Chile, Peru, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Jamaica, Italy, Costa Rica, Finland, Colombia, Kenya, Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Netherlands, Argentina, Bhutan, Brazil, Asia, Africa, Americas
<i>Towards effective national forest funds</i> addresses the need for more information on the way NFFs work and how best to establish and manage them. It shares the lessons that have emerged from the establishment and management of NFFs with the aim of supporting countries in designing and operating NFFs effectively according to their specific needs and circumstances.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1974Honduras, United States of America, Philippines, Libya, Italy, Ecuador, Jamaica, India, Niger, Mexico
An international journal of forestry and forest industries
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2002Switzerland, Chile, Peru, Australia, Jamaica, Bolivia, China, Iran, Russia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Argentina, India, United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil
Statements from FAO's Director-General and the King of Nepal, profiles of mountain issues and activities from countries such as Bolivia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan and Peru, and information on mountain forests, tropical cloud forests and sacred mountains complete Unasylva's foray into the mountains.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Belize, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Grenada, Jamaica, Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, Thailand, Rwanda, Philippines, Lesotho, Uganda, Haiti, Italy, Togo
FAO-Adapt consolidates FAO’s multidisciplinary expertise on climate change adaptation. Through this Organization-wide framework, FAO provides countries with best practices, key principles and priority themes on which member nations can focus adaptation efforts in agriculture and food security. Since launching FAO-Adapt in June 2011, the Organization has: developed and implemented new, adaptation-focused projects and programmes; and enhanced FAO’s own capacity to deliver adaptation support to member countries.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Antigua and Barbuda, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Indonesia, Grenada, Jamaica, Suriname, Venezuela, Guyana, Belize, Italy, Trinidad and Tobago, Netherlands, Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Americas
This report presents the results of an analysis of economic rent from roundwood production in Suriname. It starts by describing the concept of economic rent: what it means; how it is calculated; and why it is so important. it then presents the results of the economic rent analysis and presents some recommendations for forest charges in Suriname. Later sections describe some ways to improve the efficiency and profitability of the forestry sector in Suriname and some ways that current constraints may be overcome.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005United States of America, Japan, Italy, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil, Suriname, Americas
The preliminary conclusions put forward in this Rural Sector Note may be used as basis for further discussions between the Government and the World Bank to ascertain the mutual interest in any programme or project follow up.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Dominica, Fiji, Bangladesh, Tuvalu, Mauritius, Dominican Republic, Samoa, Micronesia, Vanuatu, Tonga, Suriname, Cook Islands, Comoros, Guyana, Cape Verde, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago, Palau, Marshall Islands, Belize, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Jamaica, Sao Tome and Principe, Cuba, Malta, Guinea, Uruguay, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Bahrain, Kiribati, Haiti, Nauru, Saint Lucia, India, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bahamas, Bhutan, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Papua New Guinea, Niue, Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania
A synthesis of available data on social and economic factors, forest resources and nonwood forest products production and trade in the Asia-Pacific region. This study draws together information from a variety of statistical databases and from country and thematic studies in this working paper series. With the most important overall regional statistics tabulated is intended as a convenient starting point for analysts.
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