Unit Code: FOR514

Unit Title: Forest Policy and Legislation

The unit introduces the students with knowledge on forest laws and policy which covers the following instructional areas: act and rules on planning, management, utilization and protection of forest produce policy and legislation relevant to the conservation and management of natural resources in the Solomon Islands and beyond the South Pacific, and to explain how policies and laws implemented in forest management practice, changes and revision so made on national forest policies and how the legal system and procedure shall be applied, regulated and enforced with regard to a reserved forest, social forestry, protected area management, conservation of wildlife, forest fire-prevention, soil & water conservation.