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forest management plans

A document describing the manner in which commercial forestry will be carried out, and which may specify optimum harvest rates, means of minimizing environmental impacts, measures to ensure the health and safety of workers, and processes to accommodate interests of local communities.

 

Source: 

Guide to Forestry Contracts - Understanding Key Provisions (Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP))

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Reports & Research
January 2019
Global

Almost one-quarter of the world’s land area has been degraded over the past 50 years because of soil erosion, salinization, peatland and wetland drainage, and forest degradation. The resulting damage, in terms of lost ecosystem goods and services, costs the world an estimated US$6.3 trillion a year.

Reports & Research
December 2018

How can we improve local livelihoods while maintaining forest biodiversity and strengthening sustainable forest management in a socially inclusive and just manner? These guidelines present practical strategies and field examples for the inclusive and sustainable extraction, sale and management of forest products, particularly NTFPs.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Congo

Sapelli (Entandrophragma cylindricum) and tali (Erythrophleum suaveolens) are among the most important timber
species harvested from Congo Basin forests. They also host edible caterpillars, Imbrasia oyemensis and Cirina
forda, respectively, which are important to the nutrition and income of rural and urban populations. This study

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Global

Unprecedented is the number of international efforts by governments and private actors alike that seek to foster sustainable landscapes around the globe for the wellbeing of humans and nature.

Sustainable land management and agroecology practices
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Eritrea
Tanzania
Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
South Africa
Gambia
Nigeria
Barbados
Cuba
China
Mongolia
Armenia

As of 2017, SGP has awarded over 3,800 small grants to land degradation projects in over 120 countries, many of which are in regions with extreme levels of poverty and food insecurity across Africa and Latin America. Africa, in particular, is experiencing the highest population growth of the developing world, while being exposed and vulnerable to the rising impact from climate change.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Global

The outcome statement for GLF Bonn 2018, featuring the key insights and takeaways from the event that took place December 1-2.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2018
Global

In almost every country of the world, forest landscape restoration (FLR), which aims for the long-term conservation and sustainable use of forests, can help to reduce land-based emissions.

Videos
November 2018
Global

Local finance for forest and landscape restoration. Featuring Lucy Garrett, Specialist on financing mechanisms for sustainable food systems and landscape restoration at FAO. Facilitators: Maria Nuutinen (FAO) and Natalia Krasnodebska (LFL) and participants from around the world. Join us for a lively discussion.