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forest law

Forest law comprises the package of laws and regulations governing production and protection of forests, as well as those that regulate the powers of the administration in forests subject to the forest law.

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5 June 2023
Laos

Laos’ forest coverage has reached a record low of 40%, prompting the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to implement conservation measures and rejuvenation plans to protect and revive the country’s forests.

19 October 2023
Global

Carbon and nature offsetting perpetuates business as usual in a broken system, and will not fix the climate crisis

11 May 2023
Bangladesh

Bangladesh, with its new Forest Conservation Bill of 2023, is on the brink of a momentous shift in its forest management practices, with two new laws set to revolutionize the sector. These laws, which will replace the colonial-era Forest Act of 1927, have been hailed as a “paradigm shift” and will have a significant impact on the way forest resources are utilized and protected in the country.

Indigenous people on Indonesia's Aru Island protest for land rights
9 November 2022
Indonesia
Europe

Indigenous groups in Indonesia ask EU for help enshrining rights as part of free-trade agreement

Bolivia forest
25 November 2021
Bolivia

SAN IGNACIO DE VELASCO, Bolivia — On Feb. 12, 2021, Bolivian conservationists joyfully celebrated the creation of the Bajo Paraguá Municipal Protected Area. Located in the municipality of San Ignacio de Velasco in the Bolivian department of Santa Cruz, the new reserve was established to protect 983,006 hectares (2.4 million acres) of Amazonian and Chiquitano forest.

27 June 2022
Bhutan

The National Assembly (NA) on June 24 adopted the Forest and Nature Conservation Bill of Bhutan 2021 with 38 ‘Yes’, and two “ No” votes and two abstained.

Chairperson of the Environment and Climate Change Committee, Gyem Dorji, said that the Act, which was enacted in 1995, was not amended for more than two decades.

22 May 2020
Georgia

On May 22, the Georgian Parliament endorsed the amendments to the Forest Code of Georgia with its third reading with 79 votes in favor and none against – amid strong criticism voiced by the civil society organizations.  

4 June 2020
Georgia

For decades, deforestation in Georgia has been putting the livelihoods of communities at risk. It has not only led to an increase in the impact of natural disasters, but has also deprived communities of clean running water.

NEMA right to allow sugarcane growing on Bugoma Forest land- Court rules
8 May 2021
Uganda

The High Court in Kampala has ruled that National Environmental Authority was right to allow sugarcane growing on Bugoma Forest land.

The bold plan to save Africa's largest forest_by Peter Yeung
8 January 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Congo Basin contains the world's second-largest rainforest, crucial for regulating the world's climate. Inside it, a plan to halt the forest's decline is bearing fruit.


With a gentle tug of his left hand, Patrick Wasa-Nziabo eases dozens of kernels from a sun-dried cob and into a large plastic bucket brimming with lemon-yellow corn at his bare feet.

Session Summaries: Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021
1 June 2021
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Vietnam
Southern Asia

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10 May 2021
Mexico

On April 26, 2021, the Decree amending several provisions of Mexico’s General Law of Sustainable Forestry Development was published in the Federal Official Gazette (DOF). The Decree is effective as of April 27.

In relevant part, the Decree’s amendments include the following:

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A AS-PTA – Agricultura Familiar e Agroecologia é uma associação de direito civil sem fins lucrativos que, desde 1983, atua para o fortalecimento da agricultura familiar e a promoção do desenvolvimento rural sustentável no Brasil. A experiência acumulada pela entidade ao longo desses anos permitiu comprovar a contribuição do enfoque agroecológico para o enfrentamento dos grandes desafios da sustentabilidade agrícola pelas famílias agricultoras. A AS-PTA participou da constituição e atua em diversas redes da sociedade civil voltadas para a promoção do desenvolvimento rural sustentável.

Our Mission

The Amazon Conservation Team partners with indigenous and other local communities to protect tropical forests and strengthen traditional culture.


Our Vision

We see a future where healthy tropical forests and thriving local communities exist in harmonious relationship with each other, contributing to the well-being of the planet.

The Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law

The Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law (Journal) is published three times annually by the students of the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. The Journal publishes articles on a wide variety of international and comparative law topics in order to provide a forum for debate on current issues affecting international legal development including international and comparative law issues and tribal/indigenous peoples law.

A Articulação Nacional de Agroecologia (ANA) é um espaço de articulação e convergência entre movimentos, redes e organizações da sociedade civil brasileira engajadas em experiências concretas de promoção da agroecologia, de fortalecimento da produção familiar e de construção de alternativas sustentáveis de desenvolvimento rural. Atualmente a ANA articula vinte e três redes estaduais e regionais, que reúnem centenas de grupos, associações e organizações não governamentais em todo o país, além de quinze movimentos sociais de abrangência nacional.

Bangladesh Law Digest

Bangladesh Law Digest (BDLD) is a leading law journal in Bangladesh. It started its journey on June 2, 2015 with a view to providing the lawyers, legal researchers and law students with a brilliant platform to dissect, analyze and synthesize various issues pertaining to the legal field. It strives to develop legal research and writing skills of students while publishing articles that serve both practitioners and academicians.

Créée en 1998, Brainforest est une Organisation Non Gouvernementale de droit gabonais qui travaille sur la problématique Forêt – Environnement dans une double perspective d’appui sur le terrain et de suivi des politiques.

Canadian Institute of Forestry logo

Established in 1908, the CIF-IFC is the oldest forest society in Canada!  The Institute serves as the voice of forest practitioners representing foresters, forest technologists and technicians, ecologists, biologists, educators and many others with a professional interest in forestry.

The Institute is dedicated to:

 Fern (also Stichting Fern) is a Dutch foundation created in 1995. It is an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) set up to keep track of the European Union's involvement in forests and to coordinate NGO activities at the European level. Through its work, Fern aims to increase the political and economic opportunities for people to create a more balanced society in which human rights are fully respected and environmental and social values are fully integrated.

 

 

ILJ

As our world becomes increasingly interconnected and globalized through advancements in technology, diplomacy, and other means, a publication like the Fordham International Law Journal becomes an important platform for sharing and understanding the legal issues that arise across borders and comparing them with what is occurring within our own borders. Currently in its 42nd year of publication, the Fordham International Law Journal is one of the most competitive international law periodicals in the world.

We are a global not-for-profit organization that sets the standards for what is a responsibly managed forest, both environmentally and socially.


Forestry is a devolved matter. The Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has responsibility for forestry in England as well as certain activities such as international affairs and plant health which remain reserved by Westminster. Scottish Ministers have responsibility for forestry in Scotland.

Forestry Commission England and Forestry Commission Scotland report directly to their appropriate Minister, advising on policy and its implementation.

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