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Conservation of the Western Area Peninsula Forest Reserve and its Watershed in Sierra Leone

Conservation of the Western Area Peninsula Forest Reserve and its Watershed in Sierra Leone

This project aims to conserve the Western Peninsula Forest Reserve and its watershed. The Peninsula is a biodiversity hot spot and it is of critical importance for the supply of water to the population living in the peninsula including Freetown

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23/12/14 - JOINT STATEMENT BY CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION ON ACCESS TO THE EUROPEAN UNION OF SEAL PRODUCTS FROM INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES OF CANADA pdf - 45 KB [45 KB]

Having regard to the values, interests, culture, and traditions of indigenous communities; Recognising that the hunting of seals by indigenous communities of Canada has been an integral part of their tradition, culture, and identity since time immemorial and that they rely on the seal hunt for the direct necessities of life and to sustain their communities economically through the income it generates; Recalling that the European Union's regulations on trade in seal products seek to ensure that the fundamental economic and social interests of indigenous communities which hunt seals for their subsistence will not be adversely affected;

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