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  1. Library Resource
    International Conventions or Treaties
    Liberia, United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, Northern Europe, Western Africa

    No tribe or person established on one side of the boundary shall be allowed to hunt or farm on the lands of the other side; but such operations as the cutting of thatch or sticks for the building of huts and fishing in the streams adjacent to the boundary shall be permitted where such rights have hitherto existed: Provided that such permission shall not entitle any person to reap or get products of commercial value.

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    المعاهدة الافريقية للمحافظة على الطبيعة والموارد الطبيعية.

    International Conventions or Treaties
    Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Nigeria, Mauritius, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Guinea, Ethiopia, Comoros, Eritrea, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Libya, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Madagascar, Central African Republic, Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Gambia, Mali, Burundi, Sao Tome and Principe, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Rwanda, Morocco, Niger, South Africa, Togo, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Cameroon, Kenya, Middle Africa, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Northern Africa, Western Asia, Africa

    The Contracting States, in the belief that objectives set out in the Preamble would be better achieved by amending the 1968 Algiers Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources by expanding elements related to sustainable development, have agreed on measures to enhance environmental protection, to foster the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources; and to harmonize and coordinate policies in these fields with a view to achieving ecologically rational, economically sound and socially acceptable development policies and programs for the Convention area.

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    An Act adopting the new National Forestry Law.

    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act makes provision, in 22 Chapters, for the management and conservation of forest resources of Liberia, defines ownership rights and other rights in forests, provides for the protection of the environment and wildlife in forests, regulates the trade in forest products and provides for various other matters relative to forestry and wildlife.Chapter 2 defines rights in forest resources in Liberia and grants the right to the Forestry Development Authority to lease out forestry land.

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    An Act Adopting the National Forestry Reform Law of 2006

    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act makes provision, in 23 Chapters, for the management and conservation of forest resources of Liberia, defines ownership rights and other rights in forests, regulates commercial and other use of forests resources, provides for the protection of the environment and wildlife in forests, regulates the trade in forest products and provides for various other matters relative to forestry and wildlife.The Act defines the principles of forest management and conservation to be undertaken by the Forestry Development Authority.

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    Regulations
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Regulation of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) implements provisions of the Community Rights Law of 2009 with Respect to Forest Lands ("Community Rights Law"), and determines the rules, guidelines and procedures for the establishment of forest communities and to access, manage, use and the benefits of forest resources within the Republic of Liberia, and participation by communities in the reforestation, rehabilitation and conservation of forest and wildlife resources in Liberia.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act makes provision with respect to exploration for and exploitation of mineral resources, underground waters, geothermal deposits and related matters. It also empowers the Minister to regulate radioactive minerals.The Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy shall be the main administrative authority for purposes of this Act. The Act establishes a Minerals Technical Committee and a Mineral Development Fund.The Act sets out various mineral rights and the conditions at which they can be obtained.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act amends the Penal Law so as to introduce measures against unauthorized possession or occupation of land and criminal conveyance of land. “Criminal conveyance” means the conveyance through sale, donation or lease of land by a person who has no title to do so. The Act defines offenses relating to criminal conveyance of land and prescribes penalties for such offences. The Act also defines affirmative defense.

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    National Policies
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    The Land Rights Policy is a national sectoral policy that provides the Land Commission’s policy recommendations for land rights in Liberia, centred on four basic types of rights: public land, Government land, customary land, and private land. In addition, a Protected Area is defined as a land which may fall under the Government Land, customary land, or private land categories, but which must be conserved for the benefit of all Liberians. The Policy will form the basis of a new land rights law, and will require substantial changes to the existing legal framework.

  9. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    The National Forestry Policy and Implementation Strategy is Liberia’s sectoral policy and strategy for the forestry sector for the period 2006-2016. It focuses on maximizing the benefits of the forestry sector for the Liberian society, with a special emphasis on the contribution of the sector to poverty alleviation.

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2016
    Liberia

    Agriculture and mining are increasingly driving deforestation in Liberia, as trees are cleared to make way for plantations and mines. The environmental impacts of deforestation are devastating, but the people and communities who live in the forest are also at risk.

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