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    Eroding battlefields: Land degradation in Java reconsidered
    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2014
    Indonesia

    Land degradation has been a major political issue in Java for decades. Its causes have generally been framed by narratives focussing on farmers’ unsustainable cultivation practices. This paper causally links land degradation with struggles over natural resources in Central Java. It presents a case study that was part of a research project combining remote sensing and political ecology to explore land use/cover change and its drivers in the catchment of the Segara Anakan lagoon.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Tanzania, Switzerland, United States of America, Kenya, South Africa, Tajikistan, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Botswana, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Pakistan, Finland, Mexico, Mongolia

    Wildlife management is the focus of considerable international debate because of its importance for biodiversity conservation, human safety, livelihoods and food security. Local people have been managing wildlife for millennia, including through hunting. Sufficient examples are presented in this edition to show that sustainable wildlife management is also feasible in the modern era.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2018
    Tanzania, Ecuador, Kenya, South Africa, Tajikistan, Chile, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Indonesia, Botswana, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Argentina, India, Pakistan, Mexico, Mongolia

    La gestión sostenible de la vida silvestre es objeto de considerable atención en el debate internacional debido a su importancia para la conservación de la biodiversidad, la seguridad humana, los medios de subsistencia y la seguridad alimentaria. Las poblaciones locales han gestionado las especies silvestres durante milenios, incluso a través de la caza. En este número se presentan ejemplos suficientes para demostrar que en la era moderna también es factible la gestión sostenible de la vida silv estre.

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    Regulations
    October, 2016
    Indonesia

    This Regulation, consisting of 19 articles divided into four Chapters, regulates the Cooperation of Use of Forest Zones for Supporting Food Security. Purpose and objectives of this Regulation are: promoting cooperation in the use of forest areas to support food security as a reference for cooperating in the implementation of food crops and livestock development efforts to ensure the achievement of national food production, by applying the principles of good forestry governance.

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    Regulations
    December, 2014
    Indonesia

    This Government Regulation implements the provisions of Law No. 41 of 1999 on Forestry. It establishes that to accelerate the development excluding the activity of forestry, it simplifies the procedure of changing the designation and function of forest areas and solves the problems that cannot be resolved under the provisions of Government Regulation No. 10 of 2010 on Procedure to Change the Designation and Function of Forest Areas.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Serbia, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Zambia, Uganda, Guatemala, Denmark, Tanzania, Ecuador, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Paraguay, Indonesia

    Esta es una guía para medir o evaluar la gobernanza forestal. La gobernanza forestal comprende todos los sistemas sociales y económicos que afectan la forma en que las personas interactúan con los bosques, incluyendo las burocracias, leyes, politicas, normas y culturas tradicionales, patrones de tenencia de la tierra y mercados.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Guatemala, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ghana, Malawi, Finland, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Tanzania, Ecuador, Paraguay, Norway

    Forest governance assessment is an expanding practice. People are using Assessments to watch for developing problems, diagnose needs for reform, Monitor progress of programs, and evaluate impacts. Governments, civil society Organizations, development partners, academics and coalitions of stakeholders Have all performed assessments in recent years. In 2012, an expert meeting at fao headquarters in rome recommended the creation of a guide to good practices in forest governance assessment and data collection.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    United States of America, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Netherlands, India, Bhutan, Cambodia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia

    Does forest tenure matter? In what way does it matter? What are the links among tenure, sustainable forest management (SFM) and poverty alleviation (PA)? This paper presents the main findings of research that was conducted by FAO and partners from the Asia Forest Partnership with the aim of analysing and understanding the role of tenure arrangements, their enabling impacts and their limitations. The paper presents a summary of different tenure instruments’ performance in supporting SFM and PA, and provides recommendations for more effective forest tenure systems.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Uganda, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Ghana, Liberia, Guatemala, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Belgium, France

    This study is intended to contribute to the effective implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines by exploring ways of monitoring the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests and providing a civil society perspective on monitoring in the context of the Guidelines. It provides an overview of existing and commonly used monitoring systems and practices in relation with tenure of land, fisheries and forests by civil society organisations and institutions. In order to do so, it will propose a schematic categorization of monitoring in the context of land, fisheries and forests.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2007
    Bangladesh, Switzerland, China, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Pakistan, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, Italy, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, India, Bahrain, Barbados, United Arab Emirates, Asia

    The main aim of this study is to facilitat e access to comprehensive and comparable information on the current and past extent of mangroves in the 124 countries and areas where they are known to exist, highlighting information gaps and providing updated information that may serve as a tool for mangrove managers and policy- and decision-makers worldwide.

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