Forests

A forest is an area of land dominated by trees. Hundreds of definitions of forest are used throughout the world, incorporating factors such as tree density, tree height, land use, legal standing and ecological function. The Food and Agriculture Organization defines a forest as land spanning more than 0.5 hectares with trees higher than 5 meters and a canopy cover of more than 10 percent, or trees able to reach these thresholds in situ. It does not include land that is predominantly under agricultural or urban land use. Using this definition FRA 2020 found that forests covered 4.06 billion hectares …

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On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held …

WRI · 2 November 2021 English

household land but also their group-based rights in collectively held lands and resources, such as forests and rangelands. This report seeks to advance women’s tenure rights in collectively held lands by

communal and collectively held lands, such as forests and pasture- land, are crucial resources in these collectively held lands and resources, such as forests and rangelands. The World Resources Institute Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF) & Cameroon Ecology (CE) ▪ Legally subdivided into forbidden, reserve, and utilization forests. ▪ Land use is governed by customary law (adat) forestry legisla- tion devolving control over state forests to com- munities. In Jordan, they acquired rights


Concept Program Information Document (PID) - Vanuatu Second Disaster Risk Management Development …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

Poverty and Social Impacts, and Environmental, Forests, and Other Natural Resource Aspects Poverty post-disaster recovery efforts. Environmental, Forests, and Other Natural Resource Aspects The policy Vanuatu’s environment, natural resources, or forests relative to the status quo. The actions, which


Bhutan - SOUTH ASIA- P155513- Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project - …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

Planning Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests WORKS Activity Reference No. / Description Loan


Climate Afflictions

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

Bangladesh’s vulnerability to the effects of climate change is well documented; the evidence on the direct relationship between climate change and health focusing on Bangladesh is less so. Global evidence …

Bangladesh, MoEF (Ministry of Environment and Forests). 2008. Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Bangladesh, MoEFCC (Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change). 2018. Nationwide Climate Bangladesh, MoEF (Ministry of Environment and Forests). 2008. Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and


Vietnam - EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P157127- Forest Sector Modernization and Coastal …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

Restoration and new planting of terrestrial coastal forests of 2021 IDA / 60790 Coastal Forest Developmentand 60790 Generating SustainableBenefits from Coastal Forests Post Consultant Qualification Selection Open -


Romania - EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA - P093775 - Romania Integrated Nutrient …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

Finance MoEWF - MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, WATERS AND FORESTS PMU - Project Management Unit established within Stamp of the Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests


Governance Drivers of Rural Water Sustainability : Collaboration in Frontline Service Delivery …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

This paper contributes to a long-standing debate in development practice: Under what conditions can externally established participatory groups engage in the collective management of services beyond the life of a …

wide variety of common pool resources such as forests, pastures, and irrigation systems (Lam 1998; Ostrom


Bangladesh - SOUTH ASIA- P161996- Sustainable Forests and Livelihoods (SUFAL) Project - …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

8%2Fbangladesh-south-asia-p161996-sustainable-forests-and-livelihoods-sufal-project-procurement-plan Bangladesh - SOUTH ASIA- P161996- Sustainable Forests and Livelihoods (SUFAL) Project - Procurement 8%2Fbangladesh-south-asia-p161996-sustainable-forests-and-livelihoods-sufal-project-procurement-plan Bangladesh - SOUTH ASIA- P161996- Sustainable Forests and Livelihoods (SUFAL) Project - Procurement Plan 8/Bangladesh-SOUTH-ASIA-P161996- Sustainable-Forests-and-Livelihoods-SUFAL-Project-Procurement-Plan


Asia Pacific Environment Ministers commit to bolstering actions for nature to realize …

UNEP · 7 October 2021 English

critical thresholds in the region. Over 40 per cent of coral reefs, and 60 per cent of mangrove forests have been lost in the past years. The region contributes to half of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions

cent of coral reefs, and 60 per cent of mangrove forests have been lost in the past years. The region contributes


Revised Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Djibouti Digital Foundations Project (P174461) (French)

World Bank Group · 6 October 2021 French

terrestrial ecosystems, including forests (day forest, Goda and Mabla forests), lakes (Assal Lake, Lake Abhé) which itself varies depending on the altitude. Forests in the mountainous areas in the north of the country


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