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Forests | 1 January 1996

Forestry development Master Plan 1996 - 2020 Ghana

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Forestry development Master Plan 1996 - 2020 Ghana

The forestry sector in Ghana has been subjected to various impacts and pressures which have threatened the sustainability of timber resources and certain wildlife species and the sector's ability to contribute to the country's socio-economic development and maintenance of the environment. In 1994 a new Forest and Wildlife Policy was adopted with the aims of "conservation and sustainable development of forest and wildlife resources for maintenance of environmental quality and the perpetual flow of optimum benefits to all segments of society".