The Gambia: Select mangrove laws

A variety of laws impact mangrove management and protection in The Gambia. Some are highlighted below.

Biodiversity/Wildlife Act 2003, Parts III and IV(establishment and management of protected areas)

The Forest Act, 1998, http://faolex.fao.org/docs/pdf/gam148213.pdf

National Environment Management Act (NEMA), 1994http://extwprlegs1.fao.org/docs/pdf/gam6275A.pdf Articles 5, 30(1), 30(3), 38

Date of the Resource: 
2020
Countries and Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa Gambia
Resource Topic: Wetlands Mangroves
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