Niue

National Forest Policy

Executive
Policy
Passed in 2000
The National Forest Policy aims at sustainably conserving and using Niue's forested areas. The Policy also addresses land degradation and sustainable land use. The government seeks to 1) promote the sustainable use of Niue's indigenous forest and assisting communities to manage these as a renewable resource, 2) support customary conservation practices and community-based conservation areas, 3) promote integrated land use practices to reduce the need to clear more forest, 4) develop a sustainable local timber industry, and 5) promot plantation forestry within communities with emphasis on indigenous species and agro-forestry.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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