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Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998

Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998

report (to accompany H.R. 2870) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Tropics,
  • Forest conservation -- Tropics,
  • Forest management -- Tropics,
  • Rain forests

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 105-443
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14483986M
    OCLC/WorldCa38930020

    Get this from a library! Reauthorization of the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of through fiscal year report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations.].   First passed in , the Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) is best known for the program’s “debt-for-nature” swaps. Through these swaps, countries are able to redirect funds that would have otherwise gone to the U.S. in the form of debt repayments to instead support local organizations working to conserve tropical forests.

    In , the Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA; P.L. ; 22 U.S.C. ) was passed, allowing debt swaps, buybacks, and restructuring to generate funds for tropical forest conservation File Size: 1MB. Ma (House) H.R. - Tropical Forest Conservation Act of (Portman (R) OH and 44 cosponsors) The Administration supports House passage of H.R. , which would facilitate protection of tropical forests through debt restructuring with developing countries with tropical forests.

    S. , Tropical Forest Conservation Act of June 4, Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Foreing Relations on View Document KB. Summary. The Arannayk Foundation (AF), also known as the Bangladesh Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation, is a not for profit company (limited by guarantee and not having a share capital), established in by the joint initiative of the Governments of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the United States of America based on the provisions of the US Tropical Forest Act of , which seeks to.


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,Sec 1, JStat. (22 U.S.C. et seq.) Short title, see 22 U.S.C. note. The Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) was enacted in to offer eligible developing countries options to relieve certain official debt owed the U.S.

Government while at the same time generating funds in local currency to support tropical forest conservation activities. In addition to conserving forest and relieving debt, TFCA is intended to strengthen civil society by creating local.

Debt-for-Nature Initiatives and the Tropical Forest Conservation Act: Status and Implementation [Sheikh, Pervaze A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Debt-for-Nature Initiatives and the Tropical Forest Conservation Act: Status and ImplementationCited by:   H.R. ( th): Tropical Forest Conservation Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support.

This part may be cited as the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of Section Findings and Purposes. (a) Findings - The Congress finds the following: (1) It is the established policy of the United States to support and seek protection of tropical forests around the world.

(2) Tropical forests provide a wide range of benefits to humankind. Best known for enabling “debt-for-nature” swaps, the Tropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Act (TFCCA) of was retitled in after a reauthorization act added coral reefs. The act offers eligible developing countries options to relieve certain official debt owed the U.S.

Government while, at the same time, generating funds in local currency to support tropical. The Foreign Assistance Act of (22 U.S.C. et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: ``PART V--DEBT Tropical Forest Conservation Act of >> REDUCTION FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH TROPICAL FORESTS.

This bill reauthorizes the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of through FY and expands the Act to include coral reefs as well as tropical forests.

The bill also changes the name of the Act to the Tropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Act of The bill authorizes to be appropriated funds for the Act's debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs through FY Building on that earlier initiative, H.R. the Tropical Forest Conservation Act ofsponsored by Reps.

Rob Portman (R-OH), Lee Hamilton (D-IN), and John Kasich (R-OH), would authorize $ million over three years to restructure developing country debt around the world.

forestry, the management of forest lands for wood, water, wildlife, forage, and e the major economic importance of the forest lies in wood and wood products, forestry has been chiefly concerned with timber management, especially reforestation, maintenance of the extant forest stands at prime condition, and fire control.

The Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) was enacted in to offer eligible developing countries options to relieve certain official debt owed the U.S. while at the same time generating funds to support local tropical forest conservation activities.

TFCA is implemented through bilateral agreements with eligible countries. The Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) was reauthorized inexpanding a highly successful “debt-for-nature” program that has produced tremendous returns on investment over the last two decades. The bill needs to be reauthorized in The Nature Conservancy (TNC) respectfully.

Get this from a library. Tropical Forest Conservation Act of report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations.]. Short Title This section allows this section of the Foreign Assistance Act to be cited as the " Tropical Forest Conservation Act of ".

Sec. Findings and Purposes This section makes the following findings by Congress: (1) It is the established policy of the United States to support and seek protection of tropical forests around the world.

The USAID web site has recently been redesigned. The Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) page can now be found at Books and Games We Recommend; Track. Start Tracking; What You Are Tracking; H.R.

(th): Tropical Forest Conservation Act of at p.m. On Passage of the Bill in the House. This was a vote to pass H.R. (th). Tropical Forest Conservation Act of - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of to establish a Tropical Forest Facility in the Department of the Treasury to provide for the administration of debt reduction in accordance with this Act.

H.R.A bill to amend the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of to provide debt relief to developing countries that take action to protect tropical forests and coral reefs and associated coastal marine ecosystems, to reauthorize such act. Janu Cost Estimate. DEBT REDUCTION FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH TROPICAL FORESTS.

The Foreign Assistance Act of (22 U.S.C. et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: ‘PART V--DEBT REDUCTION FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WITH TROPICAL FORESTS ‘SEC.

SHORT TITLE. ‘This part may be cited as the ‘Tropical Forest Conservation Act of ’. H.R. Tropical Forest Conservation Act of Summary: H.R. would authorize the Secretary of State to negotiate agreements with eligible countries to create local funds administered by local boards with the authority to make grants to preserve, maintain, and restore tropical forests.

Section (a)(1) of the Tropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Act of (22 U.S.C. e(a)(1)), as renamed by section 2(a), is amended by striking ``outstanding as of January 1, ,'' and inserting ``outstanding as of the date of the enactment of the Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of ''.

SEC. 7.Best known for enabling "debt-for-nature" swaps, the Tropical Forest Conservation Act (TFCA) of offers eligible developing countries options to relieve certain official debt owed the U.S. Government while at the same time generating funds in local currency to support tropical forest conservation activities.Crs Report for Congress: Debt-For-Nature Initiatives and the Tropical Forest Conservation ACT: Status and Implementation [Sheikh, Pervaze a., Congressional Research Service the Libr] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Crs Report for Congress: Debt-For-Nature Initiatives and the Tropical Forest Conservation ACT: Status and ImplementationAuthor: Pervaze a. Sheikh.