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Liberian Code of Forest Harvesting Practices of 2017.

Country/Territory
Liberia
Document type
Miscellaneous
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Forestry, Land & soil, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Environmental planning Environmental security Environmental standards Forest management/forest conservation Forestry protection measures Land-use planning Ecosystem preservation Sustainable use Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Biodiversity Protected area
Geographical area
Africa, Least Developed Countries, Western Africa
Abstract

This Code of Forest Harvesting Practices seeks to provide a set of guidelines to forest operators for carrying out sustainable and improved harvesting operations. It applies to all harvesting operations within Liberia’s natural forests. It includes among other things, social environmental and social performance requirements for timber logging and post-harvesting activities. Environmental requirements concern, among other things, operations respecting protected areas (including indigenous cultura

Full text
English
Website
www.fda.gov.lr