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Ghana implements the Non Legally Binding Instrument (NLBI)
Posted: 23 Jun 2010
Implementing the Forest Instrument: An Approach Developed in Ghana
In May 2007, the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) adopted a non-legally binding instrument on all types of forests (NLBI), also commonly known as the Forest Instrument. This significant international consensus was reached to boost sustainable forest management (SFM), and thus to maintain and enhance the economic, social and environmental values of all types of forests, for the benefit of present and future generations.

In 2008 Ghana became the first country to systematically implement the Forest Instrument, with technical support from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).>> More

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