Implementation of the Non-Legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests in Ghana

 

 Policies & Measures
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Forestry Initiatives Related to the Non-Legally Binding Instrument at the Local and National Levels in Ghana

 

  National Policies and Measures Development Partners
  Develop and implement National Forest  Programme Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO), Department for International Development (DFID), Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana, World Bank
  Develop criteria and indicators for Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), World Bank, Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana, Department for International Development (DFID)
  Promote EIA on projects that impact on forests Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana, Danish International Development Association (DANIDA), Natural Resource & Environment Governance (NREG)
 

Enhance the contribution of forests to poverty reduction and sustainable development

 International Network for Bamboo Research, Ghana Organic Agriculture Programme (GOAP), World Conservation Union (IUCN), Care International,USAID, Danish International Development Association (DANIDA)Global Environment Facility, Wienco Chemical Ltd, UNI, French Agency for Development, Conservation International,  French Global Environment Facility, Amanjaro Chocolate Co Ltd, Royal Netherlands Embassy, African Development Bank (AfDB), World Bank, Forest Services Division

  Promote efficient utilization of forest products Resource & Environment Governance (NREG), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) International, FT, TL
  Promote recognition and use of traditional knowledge Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  Promote private sector investment in sustainable forest management Resource & Environment Governance (NREG)
  Develop effective financial strategies for sustainable forest management Cadbury Chocolate, Divine Chocolate, Amanjaro Chocolate Company Ltd; FT; USAID; World Bank
  Promote recognition of goods and values of services provided by all types of forests European Union
  Promote cross-sectoral coordination for sustainable forest management Danish International Development Association (DANIDA)
  Integrate national forest programme into national development programmes (e.g. GPRS) Resource & Environment Governance (NREG)
  Promote partnership development for sustainable forest management (e.g. VPA) Danish International Development Association (DANIDA); USAID, World Bank, World Conservation Union (IUCN)
  Review and strengthen law enforcement European Union, World Conservation Union (IUCN), Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana
  Analyze and address threats to forest health and vitality European Union
  Expand and maintain network of protected forests International Christian Association for Rural Evangelism; Global Environment Facility; UNDP
  Assess the condition and mgt effectiveness of forests Netherlands Development Organization, Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana
  Strengthen the contribution of science and research to sustainable forest management Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana; Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  Promote the use of science and technology in sustainable forest management Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana
  Promote understanding of importance of sustainable forest management BirdLife International; Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana; Jensen Foundation, Government of Ghana
  Promote access to training, education and extension services Conservation International; USAID; Global Environment Facility; BirdLife International; Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana; Jensen Foundation; Forest Services Division
 

Support capacity building of workers and local communities in resource mgt approaches to reduce pressure on forests (collaborative forest managent)

IT; Darwin Initiative; Global Environment Facility; Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana; African Development Bank; Forest Services Division

 

Promote stakeholder participation  in development and implementation of forest related policies and programmes (e.g. forest forum)

USAID; Rico Chocolate Japan; World Bank; Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) International, African Development Bank; German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development; Food & Agriculture Organization; IUCN, DANIDA

 

Promote private sector participation in development and implementation of voluntary instruments (e.g.    certification)

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) International, European Union, USAID, DFID

 

Enhance access to forest resources by local communities (e.g. ntfps)

French Agency for Development; Newmont Gold Ghana Ltd; Royal Netherlands Embassy in Ghana; A Rocha International; Timber Export Development Division; Forest Services Division; DANIDA, Global Environment Facility, UNILEVER, Ghana Organic Agriculture Programme, Natural Resource & Environment Governance

  

2010 Non-Legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests