PROMOTING AND SUSTAINING FOREST CONSERVATION POLICIES: AS A STRATEGY FOR COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE
- Forest Conservation,
- Climate Change Mitigation,
- Sustainable Forest Management,
- Environmental Policy
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This paper highlights the problems and prospects of promoting and sustaining forest conservation policies for a carbon free world. The relevance, objectives and issues to be considered in developing forest conservation policies are outlined. The paper emphasized that more effective measures and approaches are required at the national level to improve and harmonize policy formulation, planning and programming. The paper recommended the participation of the general public especially women and indigenous people, forestry extension and public education, improvements in research capabilities and supports etc. to ensure a rational and holistic approach to the sustainable and environmentally sound development of forests.