5 edition of Forest legislation in selected African countries found in the catalog.
Forest legislation in selected African countries
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
|Statement||by Franz Schmithüsen.|
|Series||FAO forestry paper ;, 65|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 345 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||345|
|LC Control Number||86215804|
Black Codes and Pig Laws. Immediately after the Civil War ended, Southern states enacted "black codes" that allowed African Americans certain rights, such as legalized marriage, ownership of. The world's largest proportion of dry forest ecosystems is in Africa, where they account for 70–80% of forested areas (Murphy & Lugo, ). In Africa, this ecosystem is home to more than half of the continent's population – predominantly rural people whose livelihoods depend largely on natural resources (Chidumayo & Gumbo, ). The main.
News Amazon versus Africa forest fires: Is the world really ablaze? Forests in the African tropics also catch fire. But, from an ecological point of view, the situations in Africa and South. The Zambia Forest Action Plan (ZFAP) of , Forest Policy of and Forest Act of provide for industry and community participation in forest management and utilization. Formulated under the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP) of , the Forest Policy of is aimed at changing the national institutional and legal framework.
many African Americans feel for forests and the land. Those who remained in forest industry jobs saw employment conditions improve after World War II; although the number of African Americans in forest industries began to drop in the s. In the post-war era, “the disconnect” between African Americans and forests continued to grow. Improving governance through forest projects and technical assistance: In Cameroon, legal and regulatory reforms that were part of a wider concession reform effort resulted in the first legal recognition of community forests in any part of West Africa.. In the Democratic Republic of Congo (pdf), a legal review of concessions led to a significant reduction in the area under illegal or.
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Forest legislation in selected African countries: based Forest legislation in selected African countries book the review and analysis of forest legislation in 11 member countries of the African Timber Organization (Book, )  Get. Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management.
This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of decentralization and its outcomes - most of which suggest Cited by: Forest law assessment in selected African countries (English) Abstract. This report has been produced as one of two major outputs of work commissioned by the World Bank and Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) alliance.
The purpose of this study is to assess the global scale of the law enforcement gap problem in the forest sector See More +. The Central African Forests Commission (COMIFAC) was established inat a summit of the Central Africa Heads of State in Brazzaville, to act as the sole regional forum for the conservation and sustainable joint management of forest ecosystems in Central Africa.
COMIFAC is the primary authority for decision-making and coordination. Forest legislation in force in the selected countries was enacted between and (see list of legislation reviewed). In all countries, the law reforms undertaken reflect important changes in national forest policies, with the objectives of providing more effective measures against increasing deforestation and forest degradation, as.
Forest-related policies and legislation in many African countries are out-dated and often also weakly enforced.
There is a pressing need to adapt policies to the challenges and opportunities of rapid global environmental and economic changes. Policies and Governance Structures in Woodlands of Southern Africa/ Godwin Kowero, Bruce M.
Campbell, Ussif Rashid Sumaila p. ISBN 1. Forest Policy 2. Governance 3. Southern Africa 4. Rural Development 5. Community Involvement 6. Structural Adjustment 7. Woodlands 8. Forest Management Published by Center for International. Key elements of forest policy and legislation: country situation.
19 Challenges and opportunities for socioeconomic development and environmental activities represent a serious threat to sustainable development of most African countries. In addition, forest degradation attracts global costs, such as climate change and species loss.
in Selected Countries. Global Legal Research Center Staff. This report contains citations to the laws on -six countries, with seat belt use in twenty information on provisions concerning children where available. Antigua and Barbuda. Secondary sources indicate that there are seat belt laws in place, but in Antigua and Barbuda.
fieldwork was carried out in some countries. The case studies cover a diversity of sectors from wildlife management to range and forest m anagement, and describe both co-management and common property arrangements. For example, the Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and South African (Makuleke) cases focus on wildlife management on communal land.
selected communities that are located around forest reservation areas as well as traders on forest products. Introduction The forest has served as a source of livelihood to people in Nigeria for many generations (Ezenwaka & Abere ).
It is a source of income, employment, food, medicine. available innovative, high-quality scholarly texts on law in Africa. PULP also publishes a series of collections of legal documents related to public law in Africa, as well as text books from African countries other than South Africa.
For more information on PULP, see To order, contact: PULP. The development of forest law. The forest legislation and governance of today originated from British Colonial forest laws. The Cape Forest Act was in many respects the forerunner of the Union Forest Act ofand its many successors, including the statutes promulgated for forestry in the former homeland states.
The essential features of the. Forest legislation and its links to local most Africa countries. Clearl y, Uses and Relative Abundance of Non-Timber Forest Plants in Farmlands of Selected Tiv Communities in Benue State.
eighteen selected countries from different continents around the world have handled their contributions to foreign development aid. Countries selected include members as well as nonmembers of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) including countries with established and emerging economies.
The collection is composed of. Get this from a library. Africa: a general analysis of forest laws & aspects of implementation in selected countries south of the Sahara.
[Volker Kohler]. Legislation, Policy, Training, Institutional Framework and Cooperation. In addition to the country reports, there is a detailed review of forest policies and legislation in SADC countries by Kohler () and Alden Wily and Mbaya ().
by countries from the ASEAN region, selected African countries and selected Central Asian countries and China. These best practices were generated at an inter-regional meeting of legislation ‘on the books’ is not sufficient – and that even in systems where criminal provisions.
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In South Africa, % of the country’s landmass is covered by natural forests – around half a million hectares (ha) with a further 39 million ha covered by savannah woodland systems. Together, our natural forests and savannah woodland systems contribute to the conservation of South Africa’s biodiversity, the protection of our soil and the.African Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (AFLEG) initiative 16 The Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan 17 Sub-regional initiatives to promote forestry law enforcement and governance in Africa 27 Other forestry governance initiatives This category includes articles on forestry in Africa, and on particular countries in Africa.
Subcategories. This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total. A Forestry in Angola (2 P) E Africa Forest Law Enforcement and Governance; C. Central African Forest Commission; Central African Forest Initiative; Forestry in Chad.