As one of the key partners of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100), Ghana is committed to restore 2 million hectares of its land by 2030. In this factsheet, the major approaches to forest landscape restoration are outlined and enabling conditions as well as major constraints to forest landscape restoration elaborated.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2018Ghana
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2018Burkina Faso, Ghana, Western Africa
This Atlas summarizes recent advances in interdisciplinary approaches and research to address the different components of West African urban food systems, including urban and peri-urban agriculture. It thereby draws on the results of several major collaborative research projects and stakeholder consultations conducted in West Africa over the past two decades, and in particular on the UrbanFoodPlus project in Ghana and Burkina Faso (www.urbanfoodplus.org). The publication targets with its innovative design a broad range of stakeholders.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2017Burkina Faso, Ghana, Western Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Germany, Rwanda, France, Liberia, China, Philippines, Zambia, Nicaragua, Belize, Zimbabwe, Peru, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Ghana, Congo, Senegal, Finland, Cameroon, Mongolia
In this 2012 edition of Moving Forward, FAO Forestry is pleased to present a selection of the work it undertook in the 2010-2011 biennium for the benefit of the global forestry community. The FAO Forestry Programme encompasses a vast range of activities and projects, of which this booklet presents only a sample. In all regions of the world, the Programme is helping to implement sustainable forest management and boost the livelihoods of forest-dependent people. It does this, in part, by improving information on forests.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2018Algeria, Benin, United States of America, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Jordan, Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Spain, Burundi, Uruguay, Kenya, Tajikistan, Norway, Ghana
<p>The <i>State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources</i> addresses the conservation, management and sustainable use of forest tree and other woody plant genetic resources of actual and potential value for human well-being in the broad range of management systems. This report complements two other FAO flagship publications in the field of forestry, the annual State of the World’s Forests and the periodic Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA).
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, 2018Ghana
A private company is restoring degraded forest reserves in Ghana with commercial as well as native tree species, applying a business model that also brings strong community and environmental benefits.*
The company, Form Ghana, has leased about 20,000 hectares in three forest reserves in the West Africa country in order to establish and manage sustainable forest plantations. These areas were once productive semi-deciduous forest ecosystems. However, decades of overexploitation, bush fires and conversion to agricultural land left them severely degraded.
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2017Ghana
These Regulations reform the law in Ghana with respect to the granting of timber rights and related matters. They (a) regulate the identification of land suitable for the grant of timber rights, (b) regulate the terms and conditions for small and large scale timber rights, (c) regulate other sources of timber, and (d) provide for a legality licensing scheme.The Forestry Commission shall identify lands suitable for grant of large scale timber utilisation contracts. The Regulations set out the procedures for the identification of lands (including owner consent).
Library ResourceJanuary, 2002Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Togo, Ivory Coast, Sub-Saharan Africa
Kissidougou in Guinea, West Africa, is characterised by so-called 'forest islands', relics - it was assumed -of original dense forest cover. It was also assumed that local cultivation practice was to blame for the destruction of the trees. However, as collaborative research led by the School of Oriental and African Studies, the Institute of Development Studies and Guinean researchers discovered, villagers had a different story to tell: that the forest islands had in fact been established over several generations as part of a process of deliberate forest management.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2001Honduras, Chile, Ukraine, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Guyana, Belarus, Central African Republic, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Madagascar, Uzbekistan, Cameroon, Tanzania, Ecuador, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Armenia, Brazil, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Asia
Report which alleges that International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and policies have caused extensive deforestation in each of the 15 countries of Africa, Latin America, and Asia studied.This forest loss, the author claims, has occurred both directly and indirectly through:the IMF's promotion of foreign investment in natural resource sectorsausterity measures that cut spending on environmental programsprograms that have unwittingly worsened the conditions of povertythe IMF.s insistence upon export-oriented economic growth.The report finds that:IMF induced cuts have impeded:Promotion of resp
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