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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.

  2. Library Resource

    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.

  3. Library Resource
    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.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    This Act seeks to empower communities to fully engage in sustainable management and conservation of forests of Liberia by creating a legal framework that defines and supports community rights in the management and use of forest resources. It provides the legal framework that empowers local communities located in or near forest lands to access, manage, use and benefit from forest resources on those lands for sustenance and livelihood improvements as well as for community development. The Act provides for forestry land to be classified as Community forestry land.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Liberia, Africa, Western Africa

    The Act consists of 115 sections divided into 13 Parts: Preliminary (I); General principles and objectives (II); Environmental impact assessment, audit and monitoring (III); Environmental quality standards (IV); Pollution control and licensing (V); Guidelines and standards for the management of the environment and natural resources (VI); Protection of biodiversity, natural heritage and the ozone layer (VII); Environmental restoration Order (VIII); Inspection, analysis and records (IX); International obligations (X); Information, access, education and public awareness (XI); Offences (XII); M

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1995
    Angola, Burkina Faso, United States of America, Mozambique, Burundi, France, Ghana, Congo, Djibouti, Sierra Leone, Niger, Rwanda, Liberia, Togo, Botswana, India, Senegal, Gabon, Kenya
  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2015
    Algeria, France, Nigeria, Australia, United Kingdom, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Malawi, Eritrea, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Liberia, South Africa, Italy, Tanzania, Central African Republic, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, Africa

    This edition of the journal has set out to explore the theme " Forests and People: Investing in Africa’s Sustainable Future”. The academia, research, development community, civil society and individuals working in the forestry sector and related fields are contributing short articles to this edition of the journal. Authors explore the topic from varying perspectives and share their experiences, challenges and dreams on the future of Africa’s forests as they relate to African people and their sustainable future.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Nigeria, Ukraine, China, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, Austria, Congo, Guinea, Pakistan, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Sri Lanka

    Este número doble de Unasylva busca desentrañar las complejas relaciones que median entre bosques, árboles y desastres, y examinar las mejores formas en que los bosques y árboles pueden gestionarse tanto para resistir a las conmociones como para proteger contra ellas. Los bosques y árboles pueden sin embargo actuar como sistemas naturales de amortiguación frente a las catástrofes y perturbaciones. Desempeñan una función poderosa en la protección contra los desastres y la reducción de sus efectos.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Sweden, Indonesia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Pakistan, Finland, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysia, South Africa, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, India, Ireland, Gabon, Brazil

    In many countries around the world, people living in rural areas have lower incomes and are generally less prosperous than their urban counterparts. Because of this, governments often attempt to promote rural development through the development of natural resources such as forests. This paper will attempt to describe some of the challenges of using forest resources for rural development in developing countries.

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