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Addressing International Forest Policy Issues through Independent Forest Monitoring
By: Richard Nyirenda, CIDT, UoW
Published: May 16, 2017
Countries: DR Congo, Ghana
Document type: Presentation
Document ID: 3394
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Addressing International Forest Policy Issues through Independent Forest Monitoring

1.International Forest related policy linked to development of international forest governance regime

2.United Nations Forum on Forests produced a report in 2007 International Forest Policy – the instruments, agreements and processes that shape it

3.Policypurposive course of action or inaction that an actor or set of actors take to deal with a problem (McDermott et al 2007)

4.No single ‘forest convention’ or legally binding instrument focused primarily on forests

5.A plethora of instruments & processes has been developed – vary in focus, scale, geographic scope & institutional type

6.Focus ranges from protection of biodiversity, climate change mitigation (& adaptation), tradecombating illegal logging etc