Aumentar el uso de las Directrices Voluntarias sobre la Gobernanza Responsable de la Tenencia entre las Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil y de Base – Guatemala es una hoja que ofrece información sobre el proyecto "Aumentar el uso de la DVGT entre las Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil y de Base", una visión general de la gobernanza de los recursos naturales en el país e información sobre las actividades realizadas en el país en colaboración con las OSC locales y las organizaciones de base.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2018Tanzania, Liberia, Nepal, Mauritania, Uganda, Mali, Chile, Guatemala, Myanmar, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Guinea, Malawi, Colombia, Mongolia
Library ResourceVideosApril, 2018Western Africa, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone's first documentary on Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) and the New Land Policy of Sierra Leone produced by Culture Radio 104.5 FM in cooperation with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
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 ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2016Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Africa, Western Africa
The West African cocoa belt, reaching from Sierra Leone to southern Cameroon, is the origin of about 70% of the world's cocoa (Theobroma cacao), which in turn is the basis of the livelihoods of about two million farmers. We analyze cocoa's vulnerability to climate change in the West African cocoa belt, based on climate projections for the 2050s of 19 Global Circulation Models under the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change intermediate emissions scenario RCP 6.0.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Sierra Leone
This paper presents findings of a land-use and land-cover (LULC) change mapping exercise conducted in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Nine LULC classes were mapped from multi-temporal Landsat data of 1974, 1986 and 2000. Special attention was given to the growth or otherwise of agricultural land in relation to other LULC classes. Conversion of one land-use/-cover type to the other was identified, and its effects discussed. Major conversions occurred between agricultural lands, grasslands, evergreen forest, built-up areas and barren land.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Angola, France, Bangladesh, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, Eswatini, Canada, Ukraine, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, Uruguay, Panama, Kenya, Costa Rica, Philippines, Madagascar, Laos, Myanmar, Portugal, Cuba
Une analyse de l'état des plantations forestières ainsi que des tendances actuelles du secteur forestier aux niveaux mondial et régional. Le rapport traite des mesures à tenir en compte en ce qui concerne le développement des plantations forestières. Par ailleurs, la perspective des plantations forestières est présentée sous la forme de différents scénarios qui se basent sur la future croissance
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1984Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Africa
This report presents the results of an exercise to model forest industry development in Liberia. It presents background information about Liberia and the forestry sector, then discusses the trends and projections in forest cover and production and trade of forest products. It suggests that forest resources will not be able to meet future demand for wood and recommends that forest plantations should be planted to meet this demand.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2016Malawi, Uganda, South Africa, Liberia, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Denmark, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland
Supporting Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGTs) is a programme that provides countries with a framework for best practices in tenurerelated policies, laws, regulations, strategies and practices. Its Phase 1 was implemented from October 2012 to June 2016 as a multi-donor programme overseen by a steering committee and managed by the VG-Tenure Secretariat hosted by FAO.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Liberia, Benin, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Eswatini, Africa
La plupart des numros d'Unasylva sont axs sur un thme particulier. L'objectif n'est pas de prsenter une introduction ou un manuel sur le sujet choisi (ce qui serait impossible tant donn le format de la revue), mais plutt de proposer une srie d'analyses sur des aspects spcifiques qui contribuent veiller l'intrt et l'attention du lecteur. Les articles sont dits de faon intresser les lecteurs dont le travail porte essentiellement sur le thme choisi, ainsi que la majorit des lecteurs qui travaillent dans d'autres disciplines.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Africa
Based on the information collected during a survey in the Republic of Guinea, this study concentrates on the country's main NWFPs. Among these are medical plants, tooth picks, cola nuts, shea tree nuts, honey, food plants, palm wine, bushmeat, rattan, bamboo, and wild fruits. Also, past, present and future tendencies are investigated in relation to consumption, commercialisation and export of these products. Furthermore, national legislation surrounding NWFP is analysed as are the potentials and weaknesses of the information gathering process.
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