Financing forest restoration with the private sector – Does it work?
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Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2018Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2016Global
New global forest restoration initiatives present an unparalleled opportunity to reverse the trend of deforestation and forest degradation in the coming years. This effort will require the collaboration of stakeholders at all levels, and most importantly, the participation and support of local people. These ambitious restoration initiatives will also require monitoring systems that allow for scalability and adaptability to a range of local sites.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2017Africa
Ecological restoration is a suitable tool to revert land degradation in semiarid areas. Social participation is increasingly considered as a guarantee for the long-term success and sustainability of restoration projects. In rural areas of North African countries, experiences of participatory restoration are still not frequent, and poverty and illiteracy with top-down approaches boost land-use conflicts and raise skepticism toward restoration programs.
Library ResourceVideosJune, 2018Sierra Leone
‘Voices from the mine’ is a new 33-minute documentary film by University of Bath researcher, Dr Roy Maconachie. It focuses on resource governance in Sierra Leone's artisanal diamond mining sector, tracing the pathway of diamonds from pit to market, and documenting the stories of different stakeholders along the way. In doing so, the film depicts the challenges of local level governance in the sector, shows why benefits do not accrue to those working at the bottom of the chain, and sheds light on why it is so difficult to formalize artisanal mining.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2014
FAO Informative Material for the International Year of Soils (IYS 2015).
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2017United Kingdom
These Regulations implement the requirements of the Directive 2011/92/EU as amended by 2014/52/EU for environmental impact assessment procedures in the context of the nationally significant infrastructure regime which extends to England and Wales and for limited purposes to Scotland. To the extent that these Regulations implement the Directive in relation to this regime, they extend to Wales and Scotland.
Library ResourceRegulationsSeptember, 2016United Kingdom
These Regulations amend the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 so as to, among other things: to prescribe circumstances in which a local planning authority must designate all of the area specified in a neighbourhood area application; insert a new Part 8A which provides for cases where a qualifying body requests the Secretary of State to intervene to decide whether to put a proposal for a neighbourhood development order or plan to referendum.
Library ResourceRegulationsApril, 2017Turkey
This Regulation makes minor changes in “definitions” section in Article 4 of the Regulation. This Regulation amends Article 2 regarding the scope of the Regulation, Paragraph 3 of Article 5 regarding land tenure, Articles 6, 7 and 10 regarding competition for land tenure, Article 9 regarding document search of the Commission, and Articles 12, 13 and 14 regarding certification for electricity generation.
Amends: Regulation on land allocation for renewable energy sources. (2016-10-09)
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 2017Lithuania
Article 22 shall be amended to add the following wording: “The decisions of the municipal council or local level special territorial planning documents (except for special territorial planning land use planning documents) specify the solutions of the municipal master plan and, by the decision of the municipal council, special territorial planning documents are recognized as an integral part of the municipal master plan.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2005Malawi
The programmme is a result of issues and concerns expresses by Malawians on food security, water and sanitation renewable energy, forest product and services, environment and indigenous knowledge.