forestry policies

A decisão final será tomada pela UNESCO no decurso da próxima reunião anual do Comité de Coordenação Henrique Botequilha/LUSA
22 September 2017




O ministro da Terra, Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Rural de Moçambique, Celso Correia, assinou a candidatura do Parque Nacional das Quirimbas a Reserva Mundial da Biosfera da UNESCO.


Reports & Research
June 2001

The concept of use and benefit from natural resources for local communities in Mozambique occupies a central position in the formal government vision for rural development and has been given prominence in the policies that govern access to land use rights and forest and wildlife resources. There are constitutional guarantees that recognise rights to land that have been acquired through occupation or inheritance through customary systems of allocation, and enabling legislation that permits the registration of these hitherto ‘informal’ rights.

25 September 2017

The following is an English-translation of a Spanish-language article by Jazmín Acuña, originally published by Kurtural.

The Chaco region, which stretches across parts of Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina, has the world's highest rate of deforestation, caused by logging for the production of charcoal and the expansion of grazing land for livestock.

Reports & Research
October 2010

This report indicates that the Forest governance is identified as critical to the success of REDD+.

Implementation of robust REDD+ strategy is possible through Community Based Forest Governance.

Report talks on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) which is a global mechanism that aims at sustainable forest management (SFM) through protecting forests and enhancing carbon sequestration.

Report briefly describes The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 

Reports & Research
Legislation & Policies
Other legal document
May 2017

This Environmental Annual report 2016-17 is prepared by The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India.

This Report contains activities and achievements of planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseeing the implementation of India's environmental and forestry policies and programmes in yearly basis.

The areas that this report deals are as follows: 

·         Natural Resources- Surveys and explorations by different departments under the ministry

·         Environmental Impact Assessments

14 November 2017 to 17 November 2017


Addis Ababa
The Africa We Want: Achieving socioeconomic transformation through inclusive and equitable access to land by the youth
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reports & Research
October 2012

This manual helps interested parties to understand and address corruption risks associated with forest carbon accounting – particularly REDD+ – programmes and strategies at the national level. Users will learn how to identify corruption risks and instruments to help address these risks within the development of national Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) action plans and strategies, and the implementation of REDD+ and other forest carbon projects. The manual’s scope does not extend to corruption risks at the international level.

30 August 2017

After decades of violent forest evictions, the Forest Department has announced it is making a U-turn to embrace the forest dwellers as partners in forest conservation. If you think this is too good to be true, you're absolutely correct.

Rafael Garcia/Folha Imagem

Autor:E de Oliveira Pires

Fonte: Jornal Carta Capital


Os ruralistas venceram, mas a vitória trará prejuízos irreparáveis e seu alto preço será pago por todos nós