World Rainforest Movement

Ghana: new book on the forest sector

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has recently published a report on Ghana’s forests and forest policies titled “Falling into Place”, produced in collaboration with the Ghanaian Ministry of Lands and Forestry. Authors include Nii Ashie Kotey, Johnny Francois, JGK Owusu, Raphael Yeboah, Kojo S. Amanor and Lawrence Antwi. The book provides a historical analysis, a description of the different types of forests, the stakeholders involved and the evolution of government forest policy, ending with conclusions and suggestions for the future. The report is available at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ghana  and at IIED.