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Law compliance, and prevention and control of illegal activities in the forest sector in Suriname : country assessment preliminary version (English)

Suriname is situated on the northeast coast of South America, and with a land area of just 16.4 million hectares, is one of the smallest countries on the continent. The population totals 480,000, with nearly 70 percent living in the capital city. Paramaribo and the surrounding district. Meanwhile, a quarter of the population lives in smaller settlements along the coast and about 70,000 people from tribal maroo

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  • Author

    Playfair, Maureen

  • Document Date

    2007/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    64608

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Suriname,

  • Region

    Latin America & Caribbean,

  • Disclosure Date

    2011/09/22

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Law compliance, and prevention and control of illegal activities in the forest sector in Suriname : country assessment preliminary version

  • Keywords

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Citation

Playfair, Maureen

Law compliance, and prevention and control of illegal activities in the forest sector in Suriname : country assessment preliminary version (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/738831468117256348/Law-compliance-and-prevention-and-control-of-illegal-activities-in-the-forest-sector-in-Suriname-country-assessment-preliminary-version