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Final Report On Framework on Tree Tenure and Benefit Sharing Scheme (Legal Reform Proposals
Posted: 17 Jun 2015

The Timberizations of the forestry sector, slash and burn agricultural practices, population expansion, mining, particularly surface mining and some unfavourable policy environment for off-reserve forest management have in contemporary times become the major drivers of deforestation. These issues have led to the loss of about 80% of Ghana’s forest resources under state management with the greatest forest loss occurring since 1990. Farmers are destroying timber trees on their farms for a number of reasons such as the absence of direct financial benefits and to avoid the destruction of their cocoa trees when the timber right holders come to log for which they are not adequately compensated, if they are compensated at all. Click For More Information


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