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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2007
    Brazil, Honduras, Malawi, Mozambique, Indonesia, Uganda, Vietnam

    This paper examines poverty and deforestation in developing countries as linked problems and focuses on policies that can favour poverty alleviation in forested regions. The paper encompasses two elements: analysis of the spatial coincidence between poverty and forests, and proposed policy options for reducing poverty in forested areas.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2007
    Brazil, Honduras, Malawi, Mozambique, Indonesia, Uganda, Vietnam

    This paper examines poverty and deforestation in developing countries as linked problems and focuses on policies that can favour poverty alleviation in forested regions. The paper encompasses two elements: analysis of the spatial coincidence between poverty and forests, and proposed policy options for reducing poverty in forested areas.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Indonesia, Uganda, Ghana, Bolivia, Zimbabwe, Africa, Asia, Central America, South America
  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2003
    Indonesia, Bolivia, Mozambique

    Problems with governance of forests are closely linked to incompatible interests between different stakeholders. Having a clearer understanding of the relative importance of forest landscape functions among stakeholders can bring much clarity about why governance problems persist. The voice of the weakest actors is often insufficiently heard in decision-making processes that affect how stakeholders can use forests.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2010
    Uganda, Bolivia, Kenya, Mexico

    Women’s participation in decision making at the user-group level and in forest committees has been demonstrated to have a positive impact on forest sustainability. For example, women’s participation enhances forest regeneration and reduces illegal harvesting through improved monitoring. Their presence in forest user groups increases the groups’ capacity to manage and resolve conflicts, which in turn increases the likelihood that resource users will comply with and respect harvesting and use rules.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Switzerland, Mozambique, Guatemala, Indonesia, Grenada, Ghana, Guyana, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, Australia, Ecuador, India, Georgia, Papua New Guinea

    El bienestar humano y la salud del planeta dependen de nuestra voluntad de cuidar de los bosques y de los procedimientos que empleemos para llevar a cabo su explotación. Es por lo tanto esencial saber quién posee y controla los bosques y cómo se ejerce la gobernanza de la tenencia forestal. Esta guía técnica se dirige a quienes desean mejorar la gobernanza de la tenencia forestal, ayudándoles a actuar en cuatro áreas críticas —la comprensión, la organización, la participación y la garantía—, y facilita sus decisiones relacionadas con los bienes y servicios forestales.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Switzerland, Mozambique, Guatemala, Indonesia, Grenada, Canada, Congo, Guyana, Cameroon, Nepal, Philippines, Uganda, India, Russia, Brazil, Ghana

    Ce guide pratique vise à inspirer et équiper tous ceux qui veulent tenter d’améliorer la situation afin que le pouvoir soit exercé de manière à favoriser les forêts; il décrit comment des outils pratiques peuvent être utilisés pour améliorer la gouvernance des régimes forestiers. Si vous êtes un responsable des politiques du gouvernement, ou si vous appartenez à un autre secteur public, au secteur privé ou à la société civile et êtes intéressé à la gouvernance des forêts et aux réformes foncières, ce guide s’adresse en premier lieu à vous.

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