Although protected areas in Africa contain possibly the highest repositories of carbon and thus can play a role in mitigating the effects of climate change through carbon sequestration, they are threatened due to increasing levels of deforestation and forest degradation (DFD). However, little information is available on the on-site causes of DFD in these areas. This paper estimates the levels of DFD and identifies the drivers in the Ankasa Conservation Area (ACA) in Ghana as a case study. A survey was used to identify both direct and underlying factors that promote the DFD.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013Ghana, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1998Serbia, France, North Macedonia, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, El Salvador, Chile, Guatemala, Colombia, Kenya, Morocco, Japan, Uganda, Albania, Italy, Tanzania, Ecuador, Tunisia, Senegal, Sudan, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Americas
This issue of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives includes interesting descriptions of land tenure and related policies in Uganda, Tunisia, the United Republic of Tanzania and Morocco. Two thought-provoking articles on access to land and other assets focus on policies to reduce poverty and the function of markets in the allocation of production resources. In the first, J. Melmed-Sanjak and S.
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