Forests in Africa and Asia host various wildlife populations that cause varying levels of damages to forest resources. The economic damage is more severe in forest plantations meant for timber production that require huge financial outlays.
Forest Policy and Governance
Land tenure, forest use conflicts and benefit sharing arrangements are key issues to be addressed in African forest policy. State-of-the-art knowledge on these issues across Sub-Saharan Africa will assist in formulation and implementation of appropriate policies.
Wood energy provides 70% of Kenya’s national energy needs and it is expected to continue as the country’s main source of energy for the foreseeable future.
In Buyangu, the first people to settle there were Abaragoli and Abanyole of Vihiga
District and this was in the 19th Century. The main settlement of the Abaluya in and
around Kakamega forest appears to have occurred in the late 19th and the early 20th
In partnership with Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Science, the Independent Institute of Lay Adventists of Kigali (INILAK) organizes the 1st Conference on Environment, Energy and Development (ICEED 2013) which will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, on 7-8 August , 201
Illegal logging has contributed significantly to slowing the march towards sustainable forest management in Ghana. Illegal logging has been found to thrive in environment where regulatory controls are not adequate.
1st IUFRO-FORNESSA Regional Congress
“Forests and Trees: Serving the People of Africa and the World”
25-29 June 2012, Nairobi, Kenya
THE NAIROBI RESOLUTION
An Act Adopting the NFRL 2006
Liberia Code of Forest Harvesting
Forestry for Communities, Commerce and Conservation
Procedures to Access and Manage Funds on Behalf of Affected Communities