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31 October 2016 Ghana
A critical analysis of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) within the context of Ghana has revealed that they can play an important role in rural poverty alleviation instead of merely serving as a safety net for rural farmers as they are presently being utilised.
27 October 2016 Ghana
Future approaches to landscape restoration should aim at fulfilling a broad range of functions that will meet the demands and interests of diverse stakeholders to help alleviate their fears of being marginalised. Steps should also be taken to eschew potential causes for conflict while promoting the sustainability of the landscapes under consideration.
26 October 2016 Ghana
Tropenbos International (TBI) Ghana has been advised to hand over to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) and the Forestry Commission (FC) a synthesis of all research findings and recommendations emanating from research, stakeholder meetings and other activities conducted under the Landscape Restoration Project (LRP) to solicit information about the challenges confronting Smallholder Tree Plantation Developers in Ghana.
26 October 2016 Ghana
Tropenbos International Ghana has over the years promoted inclusiveness and participation in the forestry sector through several interventions. These range from spearheading the development of the Domestic Timber Policy, supporting the formulation of the Procurement Policy on Timber and Timber Products, and contributing to the review of the Forest and Wildlife Policy.
05 August 2016 Ghana
Master craftsmen and organisational leaders of Small and Medium Forest Enterprises from Senegal, Mali and Gambia have received training from Mr Erasmus Philip Ahorlu a craftsman and enterpreneur from Ghana on the Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS) and the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) and their environmental benefits.
19 July 2016 Ghana
Civil Society Organisations in Ghana (CSO’s) have decried attempts at carrying out mining activities in the Tano Offin Forest Reserve which is the fourth largest Globally Significant Biodiversity Area (GSBA) in Ghana with a land mass of 41,392 hectares.