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Forests | 21st May 2018

Legal Toolkit on Forest Conversion Factsheet 1: Allocation of land – the need for clarity
Forests
Communities & forests
Forests & trade
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Legal Toolkit on Forest Conversion Factsheet 1: Allocation of land – the need for clarity

This Factsheet is intended to inform law-makers about key legal issues that may arise when forested land is allocated for agriculture, mining or infrastructure, and the risks that may stem from those issues. It also provides questions to guide law-makers through processes of law reform to improve the laws regulating land allocation with a view to limiting forest loss.

In addition to this Factsheet, the Toolkit consists of the following parts:

Overview

Factsheet 2 - Clearing forested land

Factsheet 3 - Timber from forest conversion

Factsheet 4 - Environmental protection

Factsheet 5 - Communities’ rights

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