Approaches and policy options
The security of supply of forest goods and services is a matter of
particular importance in different ways at local, national and global levels. Mechanisms
to ensure the long- term security of supply will require appropriate, institutiorts,
information flows as well as the necessary resources. National Action programmes
constitute a good basis for addressing the needs and of Action which contains, among other
elements, information exchange capacity building adaptive LFCCs, may
accommodates possible options in order to ensure the long - term economic development and
securing forest goods and services in developing LFCCs.
Policies an activities for rehabilitation and the restoration of
forests in developing LFCCs create great opportunities for sustainable
development in all economic, social and environmental dimensions. These opportunities
include, inter alia diversification of national economy, food security, rural development,
creation of employment eradication of poverty, particularly women's poverty, empowerment
of women, preservation of unique type of forests, carbon sequestration, desertification
process, loss of biodiversity degradation of existing forests degradation of forests
watershed preservation of water quality and quantity, water resource pollution,
etc..........in this regard, in addition to all other forms of support, the convention to
coordinating international support for undertaking such actions. water resource is also a
prerequisite for the expansion of forest cover in the developing LFCCs.
Civil society, including , local communities , NGOs
and private sector also have an important role to play in the management, conservation and
sustainable development of all types of forests including the unique types of forests.
Mechanisms for the involvement of all stwill facilitate the process of choosing and
implementing policies for reforestation and afforestation.
[Contents] [Introduction] [Low Forest Cover]
[Information Requirements] [Approaches
and policy Options]
[Summery Of IPE Report On Low Forest
Cover] [Proposals For Action]