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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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Analyse des archétypes des politiques et mesures forestières
Reports & Research
October 2023
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

Les décideurs ont accès à une panoplie, vaste et de plus en plus fournie, de politiques et de mesures qui peuvent, en théorie, contribuer à réduire la déforestation et la dégradation des forêts.

Formalizing tenure of Indigenous lands
Journal Articles & Books
December 2022
Brazil

Across the globe, the legal land rights and tenure of many Indigenous peoples are yet to be recognized. A growing body of research demonstrates that tenure of Indigenous lands improves livelihoods and protects forests in addition to inherently recognizing human rights.

Pathways for the recognition of customary forest tenure in the Mekong region
Reports & Research
November 2022
Cambodia
Laos
Myanmar
Thailand
Vietnam

Globally, about 2 billion people claim ownership of their homes and lands through a customary tenure system. Customary tenure has long been insecure and is under growing pressure in many places. But it is also increasingly recognized through a variety of mechanisms, formal and informal.

Reports & Research
August 2022
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Italy

Le présent volume est la soixante-quatorzième édition de l’Annuaire FAO des produits forestiers. Il contient les chiffres annuels de la production et du commerce des produits forestiers pour la période 2016-2020.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2022
Kenya
Uganda
Peru
Nepal

As forest tenure reform is mainstreamed around the world, outcomes are increasingly determined by the institutions that are responsible for administering its operationalisation and translating policy into implementation. This global study examines state institutional contexts of tenure reform in Kenya, Uganda, Nepal, Indonesia, and Peru.

Reports & Research
May 2022
Cameroon

Depuis les années 1980, les efforts de conservation dans les pays en développement ont tenté de concilier les objectifs de la biologie de conservation et le développement social. Les approches sont multiples. Cependant la conservation intégrée construite autour des aires protégées reste le modèle le plus soutenu par les politiques et les stratégies des pays (Busquet, 2006 ; Clarke, 2019).

Thailand’s Community Forest Act
Reports & Research
June 2021
Thailand

Thailand is undergoing an important development in its forestry laws. When the Community Forest Act B.E. 2562 was passed in 2019, Thailand had for the first time an official umbrella law to recognize community forestry. Subordinate laws still need to be developed to further clarify the Act for its implementation. 

Reports & Research
May 2021
Cameroon

Dans le cadre du Suivi du Couvert des forêts du Cameroun, le Ministère des Forêts et de la Faune (MINFOF) et le Ministère de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la Nature et du Développement Durable (MINEPDED) par le biais de l’Unité Opérationnelle de Suivi du Couvert Forestier (UOSCF) en collaboration avec son partenaire technique et financier World Resources Institute (WRI) ont éla-

Forest Crimes in Cambodia
Reports & Research
March 2021
Cambodia

Cambodia has suffered some of the highest rates of deforestation (measured as a percentage of forest cover) of any country since the 1970s – and rates have been increasing significantly in the past decade. Even the country’s so-called protected areas have been severely impacted, despite supposedly being safeguarded under Cambodian law.

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