Forest governance
Sustainable forest management (SFM) is the management of forests according to the principles of sustainable development. Sustainable forest management uses very broad social, economic and environmenta...
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Certified wood
Certified wood and paper products come from responsibly managed forests – as defined by a particular standard. With third-party forest certification, an independent organization develops standards of ...
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Royal forest
A royal forest is an area of land with different meanings in England, Wales and Scotland; the term forest does not mean forest as it is understood today, as an area of densely wooded land. There are a...
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Nature Protection Service (Spain)
The Nature Protection Service (Spanish: Servicio de Protección de la Naturaleza, SEPRONA) is a unit of the Spanish Civil Guard responsible for nature conservation and management of the hunting and...
United Nations Environment Program
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound ...
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Forestry Information Centre
The Forestry Library of the FAO Forestry Department, located at FAO headquarters in Rome and now part of the David Lubin Memorial Library, is a specialized library that holds approximately 6.000 books...
Forests Monitor
Forests Monitor is a non-governmental organization that was established in Cambridge, England, in 1993, to support forest-dependent people and raise public awareness about the negative impact that ind...
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Environmental governance
Environmental governance is a concept in political ecology and environmental policy that advocates sustainability (sustainable development) as the supreme consideration for managing all human activiti...
Governance Initiative for Rights and Accountability in Forest Management
The Governance Initiative for Rights & Accountability in Forest Management (GIRAF) is a project executed in Ghana with funds from the European Union (EU) and its partners CARE Denmark, CIVIC Respo...
Forestry ministries
An agriculture ministry (also called an agriculture department, agriculture board, agriculture council, or agriculture agency) is a ministry charged with agriculture. The ministry is often headed by a...
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List of forestry ministries
A forestry ministry (also called a forestry agency, forestry department, or forest service) is a high, often cabinet-level government ministry charged with forestry. The ministry is often headed by a ...
List of forestry ministries - Wikipedia
Green Belt Movement
The Green Belt Movement (GBM) is an indigenous grassroots non-governmental organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya that takes a holistic approach to development by focusing on environmental conservation,...
Communal forests of India
An "Important Common Forest" in India is a specific term which refers to forests governed by local communities in a way compatible with sustainable development, and can be of various types. Such fores...
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Woodland Carbon Code
The Woodland Carbon Code is the UK standard for afforestation projects for climate change mitigation. It provides independent verification and validation and assurance about the levels of carbon seque...
Green building and wood
Green building results in structures that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout their lifecycle – from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, a...
United Nations Forum on Forests
The United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) is a high-level intergovernmental policy forum, composed of all United Nations Member States.
In 1992, the United Nations Conference on Environment and D...
International Day of Forests
The International Day of Forests, the 21st day of March, was established by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on November 28, 2012. Each year, various events celebrate and raise awaren...
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Illegal logging
Illegal logging is the harvest, transportation, purchase or sale of timber in violation of laws. The harvesting procedure itself may be illegal, including using corrupt means to gain access to forests...
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The Forests Dialogue
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) is an autonomous, unincorporated organization hosted by Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. TFD was created in 1998 to provide international leader...
Community forestry
Community forestry is an evolving branch of forestry whereby the local community plays a significant role in forest management and land use decision making by themselves in the facilitating support of...
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