About 31 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
Analysis - 20 Feb 2017Indonesian president hands over management of forests to indigenous people
In a fresh start in customary forest recognition by the State, President Joko Widodo bestows the right to manage customary forests on nine indigenous communities
News - 2 Feb 2017Where the land meets the sea: Governing mangrove forests
As countries ponder how to encourage mangrove conservation, the role of people, rights, and governance institutions should receive equal consideration
Analysis - 8 Jan 2017How effective are tropical forest conservation policies?
New collection of research analyzes why some conservation initiatives outperform others
News - 5 Jan 2017Gender relations in forestry: beyond a headcount
Enabling rural women in India to serve as agents of environmental change goes beyond just a numbers game
News - 20 Oct 2016Obstacles to forest tenure reform deeply rooted in the past
Each country's forest tenure system has its own history, and understanding the past can help stakeholders design more equitable systems in the future
Analysis - 21 Jul 2016Community forestry in Central Africa: Has it been a success?
New book draws lessons for participatory resource management in the Congo Basin.
News - 11 Jul 2016Unpacking migration and gender in Nepal’s community forests
Changing migration patterns bring both burdens and benefits for women.
Analysis - 5 Apr 2016Could timber plantations boost forest conservation?
The benefits may extend well beyond increased production.
Event Coverage - 14 Dec 2015‘Concessions 2.0’: A new concept for sustainable community forestry
Including communities in the Congo Basin’s mega-timber plantations could see a shift away from a model of exploitation.
Analysis - 4 Dec 2015Stronger rights for the commons: A new generation of challenges
Many rural communities are benefiting from increased tenure security. The next step is to turn that into inclusive, sustainable growth.
Interview - 1 Dec 2015Community rights to resources in Indonesia: A conversation
12.7 million ha of forestland for communities: It’s a big number but not a political number, panelist says.