Land and forest tenure systems greatly influence a country’s ability to reduce deforestation and forest degradation. Clear and legitimate tenure rights over forests can provide an incentive to manage forests sustainably and simultaneously reduce deforestation and forest degradation. In fact, communities and stakeholders with secure tenure rights have a strong interest in investing time and resources to maintain and enhance the natural capital under a long-term vision.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsAugust, 2018Sierra Leone, Panama, Tunisia
Library ResourceNational PoliciesAugust, 2016Tunisia
This sectoral document aims to illustrate and analyse the main factors of development policy concerning some sectors of fundamental importance for the Tunisian economy.Strategic objectives for the agricultural sector are (i) the natural resources sustainable development together with the reduction of the impacts of climate change through traditional water resources mobilization form groundwater and non-traditional water resources from desalinization and use of treated water; (ii) addressing real estate situations, resistance to ownership dispersion and exploitation of agricultural lands; (i
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Egypt, Estonia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Sweden, Ukraine, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Finland, Japan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Poland, Netherlands, Russia, Norway, France, Europe
This report presents the outcome of a macroeconomic survey of the forest sector of the Republic of Latvia. It presents issues and parameters facing public and private sector decision-makers in their respective attempts to develop this sector. It identifies opportunities and constraints to investment and proposes measures to, accordingly, either engage them or remove them. It also attempts to introduce simple methodologies to undertake analysis currently constrained by the absence of more comprehensive data.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Georgia, Bangladesh, Ghana, Tunisia, Gambia, Costa Rica, Chile, Africa
Forests and woody vegetation cover a total surface area of 1.3 million ha in 2015 (FAO 2015) that represents 8% of the country surface area. It includes 1 million ha of forests and 0.3 Million ha of shrubs and other woody area. The forest area has increased from 643,000 ha in 1990 to 1,041,000 ha in 2015 ((FAO 2015) that corresponds to an increase by 62% in the last twenty five years or an annual increase of 1.9%.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1949Egypt, Sweden, China, Australia, United Kingdom, Denmark, Pakistan, Finland, South Africa, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, India, Ireland, Norway, Canada
An international journal of forestry and forest industries
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Georgia, Ghana, Tunisia, Gambia, Costa Rica, Chile, Germany, Asia
The <i>State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) 2016 “Forests and Agriculture – Land Use Challenges and Opportunities” </i> examines the competing demands for land for forests and agriculture; and the relationship between forest cover changes and food security. In particular, forests and food security highlight the possibility to meet food security objectives while maintaining or increasing existing forests.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Algeria, Egypt, United States of America, Iraq, France, Malta, Jordan, Cyprus, Yemen, Albania, Oman, Italy, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Bahrain, Kuwait, Asia
The report deals with land tenure issues in Lebanon and analyzes major problems facing sustainable agriculture in view of natural setting, prevailing practices and existing legislation. Lebanon consists mainly of rugged mountainous regions with slopping and steep lands. The population of Lebanon in 2007 was 4 million with 407,362 residing in Beirut, the administrative capital of Lebanon. One of the main problems in land tenure and land management issues is the cadastre where a significant part of Lebanon is still outside the cadastre (North Bekaa, East Mountains).
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.
Library ResourceLegislationLibya, Africa, Northern Africa
This Law consisting of 27 articles aims at regulating the green cover protection in Libya. It establishes that the General People's Committee for Agricultural Land Reclamation and Reconstruction is responsible for protection, development and management of public forests and rangelands, and contributes to administrate private forests and pastoral farms.
Library ResourceMarch, 2012Sudan
This policy note was prepared in
response to a request from the Government of Southern Sudan
(GoSS) for World Bank assistance in developing legislative
and institutional policies and strategies that will take
advantage of the potential of the region's forest
resources to contribute to poverty alleviation, food
security, sustainable agriculture, economic growth, and to
protection of forest-related environmental services such as
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