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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2017South America, BrazilEntre 2014 e 2015, a comunidade Jeremias da Terra Indígena Paraná do Boá-Boá, no município de Japurá, no Amazonas, realizou um levantamento socioambiental participativo, cuja pesquisa se deu em parceria com o Conselho Indigenista Missionário – Prelazia de Tefé (CIMI) e o Instituto Socioambiental (ISA). Esta publicação apresenta os resultados do levantamento socioambiental realizado pela pesquisadora indígena, Adneuza Souto, junto com comunidade Maku Nadëb da aldeia Jeremias da Terra Indígena Paraná Boá-Boá.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2004Uganda, Africa
The Communal Land Associations in Community Forests of Budongo Sub-county are the first pilots in Uganda, and are still in the process of formation. Given that this is a new method for group tenure interests in resource management, the process should be dynamic and invite close analysis for improvement.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2014Myanmar
... The National Community Forestry Instruction (1995) provides communities the opportunity for 30 year licenses to manage state forests lands for natural forest protection, mixed agro-forestry and timber production systems. The Forestry Master Plan (2001) envisions around 920,000 ha to be handed to local Forest User Groups (FUGs) by 2030, about 1.36% of the total land area.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2015Myanmar
... This piece of community initiated action research reveals a number of lessons we can learn. The authors try to reflect the challenges of and opportunities for community based natural resources management in a seemingly forgotten Karen controlled area of southern Myanmar. The paper examines a number of case studies including the construction of a local water supply system, the establishment of fish conservation zones and community-driven forest conservation.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2012Myanmar
ABSTRACT: Burma (Myanmar) is currently emerging from almost half a century of severe military dictatorship. In a country comprising over 50% forested landscapes, the status of forest governance and forest rights are central to the democratisation process.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2016India
This book made an attempt to bring together various legislative protections available to the tribals communities pertaining to the land and governance in the scheduled areas and the role of different institutions to achieve the goals enshrined in the Constitution. It examined the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution and its various provisions and special arrangements made for areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribes and the law relating to local self governance in these areas, primarily through village panchayat-an institution of local self governance.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMarch, 2015Kenya
This book exposes the key land use and environmental problems facing Kenya today due to lack of an appropriate national land use policy. The publication details how the air is increasingly being polluted, the water systems are diminishing in quantity and deteriorating in quality. The desertification process threatens the land and its cover. The soils are being eroded leading to siltation of the ocean and lakes. The forests are being depleted with impunity thus destroying the water catchments.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2012Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Indonesia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Nigeria, Americas
Los programas de atención a la reducción de emisiones provenientes de la deforestación o degradación de los ecosistemas, como es el caso de REDD+ y otros programas de incentivos forestales como son los pagos por servicios ambientales (PSA), podrían constituir una oportunidad para el fortalecimiento de los procesos de conservación, aprovechamiento sustentable y reducción de la pobreza en la región mesoamericana, y en particular en los territorios y comunidades indígenas.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Angola, Fiji, Honduras, Nepal, Zambia, Gambia, Burkina Faso, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Australia, Bolivia, Congo, Guinea, Malawi, Niger, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, India, Togo, Kenya
Desde las décadas de 1970 y 1980, la forestería comunitaria ha ido adquiriendo cada vez más popularidad, a partir del concepto de que las comunidades locales, cuando se les conceden suficientes derechos de propiedad sobre los bosques colectivos locales, pueden organizarse de forma autónoma y crear instituciones locales a fin de reglamentar el uso de los recursos naturales y manejarlos de forma sostenible.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2014Indonesia, Nepal, Mexico, Uganda, Vietnam, Guatemala
This publication is a result of a close collaboration between FAO and RECOFTC - the Centre for People and Forests. Many colleagues from both the FAO and RECOFTC as well as other training and tenure experts have provided useful comments and suggestions over the course of developing the materials. This module is designed for training involving a mix of participants interested in contributing to more effective forest tenure policy and programmes.
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