Sierra Leone

The National Protected Area Authority and Conservation Trust Fund Act, 2012

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2012
This Act establishes the National Protected Area Authority, which shall have perpetual succession and capable of acquiring, holding and disposing of any property. The Act details the organisation and duties of the Authority. Art. 12.2.x) states that the Authority shall have responsibility to developing policies and strategies for adapting the National Protected Areas system to the impacts of climate change. The Authority is also in charge of formulating and implementing awareness activities for forest management, and to promote sustainable land use practices. Art. 19 establishes a a fund to be called the Conservation Trust Fund. Art. 22 states that the Fund shall notably be financed by revenue generated from carbon trading.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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