21 Sept: World’s best forest policies crowned
Rwanda’s National Forest Policy was proclaimed the winner of the 2011 Future Policy Award. The Gambia’s Community Forest Policy and the US Lacey Act with its amendment of 2008 received the Silver Awards. The three winning policies which most effectively contribute to the conservation and sustainable development of forests for the benefit of current and future generations were announced today at UN Headquarters in New York.

More information: http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/news/forest/best-forest-policies-crowned.html

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