In focus Tenure


Analysis - 20 Feb 2017
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
Analysis - 28 Feb 2017
New scientific review reveals big knowledge gaps

Video - 21 Mar 2017
Forests and energy: What’s the connection?
An interview with DG Peter Holmgren and Scientist Himlal Baral
Event Coverage - 8 Mar 2017
Voices of women in palm oil
Research seeks to shed light on women’s experiences in one of Indonesia's fastest-growing industries
Interview - 7 Mar 2017
Gender and Forests
New reader compiles 30 years of research conducted on this perennially relevant topic
Analysis - 3 Mar 2017
The chicken or the egg?
What should come first: A research publication, or an impassioned blog post? A case study of Zambia’s mukula tree
13 Feb 2017
Mother Nature often knows best
Why policymakers shouldn't overlook the benefits of natural regeneration in forest and landscape restoration
News - 8 Feb 2017
Forests foods and healthy diets
New research quantifies the consumption of forest foods and compares them with dietary guidelines
News - 6 Feb 2017
An environmental balancing act
Measuring the effectiveness of landscape approaches to conservation and development
News - 2 Feb 2017
Where 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
News - 1 Feb 2017
Protecting Tanzania’s mangroves
Why the current conservation scheme is falling short, and alternative approaches to strengthen it
Analysis - 30 Jan 2017
The human element of mangrove management
Forests News invited Stephen Brooks, Land Tenure and Resource Governance Advisor for USAID, to write this special guest article in advance of World Wetlands...
Photo Essay - 26 Jan 2017
Decoding Cameroon’s domestic timber trade
Behind a lucrative sector operating in the shadows