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IUCN Publication

Regional assessment on ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and biodiversity in West and Central Africa

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2016
IUCN Grey Literature

Mainstreaming gender into Ghana's REDD+ process

This publication highlights the processes, approaches and tools, successes and challenges of Ghana’s journey towards mainstreaming of gender considerations into the national REDD+ process.

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2016
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Land investments, accountability and the law : lessons from West Africa

This report explores how the law shapes opportunities for accountability in relation to land deals for agribusiness investments. The report draws on country studies in Cameroon, Ghana and Senegal. 

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2016
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Chiefs, representation and non-citizenship in forestry

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
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Decentralization, institutional choice and the production of disgruntled community representation under the modified taungya forest management system in Ghana

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
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Effect of institutional choices on representation in a community resource management area in Ghana

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
IUCN Publication

Enhancing food security through forest landscape restoration

The case studies from Brazil, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, the Philippines and Viet Nam highlight how forest landscape restoration (FLR) interventions enhance food security.

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2015
IUCN Publication

The illusion of democratic representation in the REDD readiness consultation process in Ghana

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2015
Non IUCN Publication

Carbon conflicts and forest landscapes in Africa

Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere.

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2015
Non IUCN Publication

Community well-being in biocultural landscapes

There is a growing recognition that living well must go beyond economic and material plenty to encompass social and spiritual well-being. This book provides an introduction to the concept of human well-being as it relates to international rural development and conservation policy and practice.

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2014
IUCN Publication

Invasive alien plants and their management in Africa : how a multi-country "War on Weeds" project is helping an infested continent to stem the colonising onslaught of invasive species

This book describes how the four-year GEF-funded project “Removing Barriers to Invasive Plant Management in Africa” was instrumental in developing ways of limiting the severe ecological, social and economic impacts in different parts of Africa of a number of particularly devastating alien plant i

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2013
IUCN Publication

Performances économiques des activités d’adaptation au changement climatique dans le bassin de la Volta

Cette étude présente une évaluation des performances économiques de quelques activitésd’adaptation promues par l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature au Burkina Faso et au Ghana.

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2013
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Economic performance of climate change adaptation activities in the Volta Basin

This study presents an evaluation of the economic performance of some adaptation activities promoted by IUCN in Burkina Faso and Ghana. The overall objective of the evaluation is to contribute to participatory learning about economic benefits of climate change adaptation initiatives.

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2013
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Review of REDD+ and carbon-forestry projects in RFGI countries

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making.

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2012
IUCN Publication

The art of implementation : gender strategies transforming national and regional climate change decision making

This publication shares IUCN's experiences in developing the world's first gender-responsive national strategies and roadmaps on climate change.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Management of national parks and biodiversity conservation in Africa

This book analyzes the state and management of national parks in Africa. It discusses the state of ecosystems of national parks in the continent and assesses the capacity of environmental leadership and management to positively impact on biodiversity conservation in national pakrs.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Improving access to forest resources : experiences in informal tenure reform from IUCN’s Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy

It is commonly claimed that forest tenure reform that provides rural people with rights to access and use of forest resources can contribute to improved forest management and poverty alleviation.

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2012
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Small changes for big impacts : lessons for landscapes and livelihoods from the Wassa Amenfi West Landscape, Ghana

This paper describes Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy interventions in the Wassa Amenfi West Landscape in the western region of Ghana. The landscape extends over an area of about 120,000 ha. It is a mixed landscape with a variety of agricultural uses; the most important is cocoa farming.

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2012
IUCN Publication

Volta River Basin, Ghana and Burkina Faso : transboundary water management through multi-level participatory governance and community projects

In the Volta basin, WANI and partners have worked with riparian states to improve water governance and water management practices.

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2012
Non IUCN Publication

Status of tropical forest management 2011

This report, two years in the making, provides a comprehensive assessment of progress being made towards SFM in each ITTO producer member country and identifies the challenges remaining.

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2011
IUCN Publication

Etude de suivi du trait de cote et schéma directeur littoral de l'Afrique de l'Ouest = Regional shoreline monitoring study and drawing up of a management scheme for the West African coastal area

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2011
IUCN Publication

Guidelines and manual : procedures for community-based fire management CBFiM, Ghana

This Manual is first and foremost a community tool to facilitate implementation of Ghana’ s National Wildfire Management Policy.

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2011
IUCN Publication

Evolution du secteur minier en Afrique de l'Ouest : quel impact sur le secteur de la conservation?

En Afrique de l’ouest, la principale, sinon la seule, activité industrielle susceptible d’avoir un impact sur les aires protégées est l’industrie extractive au sens large.

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2011
Non IUCN Publication

Investment contracts and sustainable development : how to make contracts for fairer and more sustainable natural resource investments

This guide discusses options to structure investment contractsin ways that maximise the investment's contribution to sustainable development. The focus is on foreign investment in the natural resource sector and on lower- and middle-income countries.

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2010
IUCN Grey Literature

Strengthening voices for better choices : forest governance and law enforcement : findings from the field

This report synthesises the findings of six participatory national assessments carried out under IUCN's Strengthening Voices for Better Choices (SVBC) global forest governance project.

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2010
IUCN Publication

Évaluation juridique et institutionnelle pour la mise en place des conditions d’amélioration de la gestion des aires protégées d’Afrique de l’'Ouest

La présente étude a pour objet l'évaluation et l'analyse du cadre légal et institutionnel des Aires Protégées dans trois pays de l'Afrique de l'Ouest: Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso et Ghana.

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2010
IUCN Publication

Parks and reserves of Ghana : management effectiveness assessment of protected areas

Protected areas in Ghana cover 5.6% of the country and are of economic importance as they contribute to improving standards of living of communities surrounding them.

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2010
IUCN Publication

REDD readiness requires radical reform : prospects for making the big changes needed to prepare for REDD-plus in Ghana : co-chairs’ summary of an international REDD readiness dialogue in Ghana

This report builds on the outcomes of the Ghana REDD-plus readiness field dialogue, held in Ghana in November 2009. Chapter 2 captures the context and status of REDD-plus readiness in Ghana. Chapter 3 highlights lessons learned from international and local experiences.

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2010
IUCN Publication

Evaluation de l’efficacité de gestion d’un échantillon de sites RAMSAR en Afrique de l’Ouest

La présente évaluation de l’efficacité de gestion des sites Ramsar d’Afrique de l’Ouest a été réalisée à partir d’un échantillon de treize sites en Afrique de l’Ouest, répartis dans cinq pays (Bénin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Liberia et Mali), francophones ou anglophones.

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2009
IUCN Publication

Project for improving water governance in the Volta basin : phase 1 completion report from July 2004 to September 2007

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2008
IUCN Publication

Projet d'amélioration de la gouvernance de l'eau dans le bassin de la Volta : rapport de fin de phase 1 de juillet 2004 à septembre 2007

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2008
Non IUCN Publication

Environment, politics, and poverty : lessons from a review of PRSP stakeholder perspectives. Synthesis review

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2005
Non IUCN Publication

Natural resources management in Ghana : challenges to professionalism

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2004
IUCN Publication

La gouvernance de l'eau en Afrique de l'Ouest : aspects juridiques et institutionnels. Compte rendu de l'atelier de l'UICN "Gouvernance de l'eau : aspects juridiques et institutionnels de la gestion des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l'Ouest"

The workshop was organised to improve the understanding of the dialectic between water-related infrastructures and institutional frameworks in West Africa.

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2004
IUCN Publication

Chimpanzés d'Afrique de l'Ouest : état de conservation de l'espèce et plan d'action

Les chimpanzés vivent à l’état sauvage uniquement en Afrique tropicale où leur population a diminué de plus de 66% au cours des trente dernières années.

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2004
Non IUCN Publication

Gestion durable des forêts denses d'Afrique centrale et occidentale : un panorama du projet FORAFRI

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2003
IUCN Publication

West African chimpanzees : status survey and conservation action plan

Wild chimpanzees are only found in tropical Africa, where their populations have declined by more than 66% in the last 30 years. This action plan focuses on one of the four chimpanzee subspecies, the western chimpanzee, which is one of the two subspecies most threatened with extinction.

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2003
Non IUCN Publication

Power politics : equity and environment in electricity reform

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2002
IUCN Publication

Strategies for wise use of wetlands : best practices in participatory management. Proceedings of a workshop held at the 2nd International conference on wetlands and development

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2002
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The bitter fruit of oil palm : dispossession and deforestation

The impacts of oil palm plantations have been widely ignored, and given widespread promotion of these plantations throughout the tropics, the World Rainforest Movement decided to bring together research and local struggles in this book, aimed as a tool for action.

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2001
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Share contracts in the oil palm and citrus belt of Ghana

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2001
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Land management in Ghana : building on tradition and modernity

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2001
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Aid and reform in Africa : lessons from ten case studies

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2001
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Hunting and bushmeat utilization in the African rain forest : prespectives toward a blueprint for conservation action

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2001
Non IUCN Publication

Bushmeat : a natural resource of the moist forest regions of West Africa with particular consideration of two duiker species in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana

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1999
IUCN Publication

African elephant database 1998

The African elephant is the largest living land mammal. It once inhabited most of the continent, from the Mediterranean coast down to its south tip. This picture of elephant range today is one of scattered, fragmented populations south of the Sahara Desert.

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1999
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Environmental valuation : a worldwide compendium of case studies

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1998
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Preservation of sacred groves in Ghana : Esukawkaw forest reserve and its Anweam sacred grove

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1998
Non IUCN Publication

KERN [Knowledge and expertise network]'97 forum proceedings, Dakar-Senegal, November 19-21, 1997

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1998

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