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, 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, 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 ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Algeria, Dominica, Honduras, Chile, Ukraine, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Indonesia, Jamaica, Ethiopia, Finland, Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, South Africa, Kiribati, Uganda, Haiti, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Argentina, India, Chad, Lebanon
This publication presents the analysis of the global status of forest policy documents and national forest programme documents as of May 2011, with a view to map their existence and age as well as main characteristics of contents of these documents. The objectives were to: - Compile national forest policy documents and NFP documents world-wide, to create a forest policy database and make the documents available online. - Analyse the existence and content of national forest policy and NFP documents.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1997Honduras, Belize, Chile, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Jamaica, Canada, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, South Africa, Turkey, Italy, Ecuador, Argentina, Bahamas, Mexico, Brazil, Cuba
The present issue of Forest Genetic Resources (FGR) goes to press immediately following the Eleventh World Forestry Congress held in Turkey 13-22 October 1997, which more than 4000 colleagues from 145 countries attended. In regard to the conservation and use of forest genetic resources, the Congress, in its deliberations and report, stressed that action to conserve, manage, sustainably utilize and enhance forest genetic resources is an urgent priority.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Dominican Republic, Chile, Guatemala, Peru, Jamaica, Cuba, Venezuela, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, Uruguay, Ecuador, Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, South America, Caribbean
Meeting symbol/code: FO:LACFC/2015/REP
Session: Sess. 29
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Equatorial Guinea, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Mauritius, Gambia, Chile, Guatemala, Belarus, Australia, Jamaica, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Colombia, Nepal, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Ecuador, Tunisia, Russia, Georgia, Africa, Americas, Asia
This booklet is a “portable” version of chapters 1–3 of SOFO 2016: <i>State of the World’s Forests 2016</i> report.
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