Proceedings of the meeting including a summary of the resulting recommendations and the text of papers presented
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1999Angola, Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Rwanda, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Niger, Kenya, Mozambique, Liberia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Togo, Botswana, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2012Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Africa
In November 2010, Côte d’Ivoire held presidential elections – a long awaited democratic step anticipated by political forces - since the war in 2002. The Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) and the international community accepted the results in December 2010, but violence spiraled, including in the border region with Liberia. This region has seen repeated refugee flows over the decades, as well as border crossing - as a coping mechanism when livelihoods are threatened or simply for better economic and social opportunities.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2016Liberia
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.
Library ResourceInternational Conventions or TreatiesAlgeria, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Angola, Qatar, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Niger, Rwanda, Liberia, South Africa, Madagascar, Tanzania, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Africa
Access to arable productive land in African has been in decline due to the pressure of growing population trends and worsening land degradation as a result of climate change. Recent high profile land purchases covering thousand of hectares of prime agricultural land have raised concerns over equitable land access. Major expansions in regional land markets have increased investor interest in land acquisitions. Perceptions of land availability and competitive land prices have driven demand for prime agriculture land.
Library ResourceAgreements & ContractsJuly, 2015Liberia
Library ResourceLegislationLiberia, 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Nigeria, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Congo, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Liberia, South Africa, Italy, Netherlands, Central African Republic, Senegal, Chad, Togo
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Angola, Fiji, North Macedonia, Benin, El Salvador, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Djibouti, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Congo, Venezuela, Guinea, Malawi, Costa Rica, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, Madagascar, Senegal, Paraguay
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Norway
Forest governance assessment is an expanding practice. People are using Assessments to watch for developing problems, diagnose needs for reform, Monitor progress of programs, and evaluate impacts. Governments, civil society Organizations, development partners, academics and coalitions of stakeholders Have all performed assessments in recent years. In 2012, an expert meeting at fao headquarters in rome recommended the creation of a guide to good practices in forest governance assessment and data collection.
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