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    Reports & Research

    High-quality speakers and panels. From 2009. Some of the meetings have recorded webcasts available online.

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    Reports & Research
    June, 2015

    A video recording of a whole-day conference held on 18 June 2015. The page begins with text presentations. For the video recordings of the event, scroll down to Webcasts....."Co-Organized by RRI and IUCN, in partnership with the Embassy of France in Washington, DC...

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    Reports & Research

    A global coalition of 14 Partners and over 120 international, regional and community organizations advancing forest tenure, policy, and market reforms.....

    Core Beliefs:

    "Based on our experience, we find that empowerment of rural people and asset-based development are part of a process that is dependent on a set of enabling conditions, including security of tenure to access and use natural resources. As a coalition of diverse and varied organizations, RRI is guided by a set of core beliefs...

    Rights of Poor Communities Must Be Recognized and Strengthened:

  4. Library Resource
    Securing Forest Tenure Rights for Rural Development: Lessons from Six Countries in Latin America cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2017
    Latin America and the Caribbean, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Argentina, Colombia, Peru

    Secure land tenure in rural landscapes is widely recognized as an essential foundation for achieving a range of economic development goals. However, forest areas in low and middle-income countries face particular challenges in strengthening the security of land and resource tenure. Forest peoples are often among the poorest and most politically marginalized communities in their national contexts, and their tenure systems are often based on customary, collective rights that have insufficient formal legal protection.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2011

    Pour de nombreux pays, la mise en place d’une politique rationnelle de gestion des forêts est une tâche difficile. Une des raisons à cela est que différents secteurs stratégiques (politique énergétique, politique du commerce extérieur, par exemple) sont étroitement liés à la politique de gestion des forêts et qu’il faut tenir compte des intérêts d’une multitude d’acteurs.

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    October, 2014

    This case study is one of six
    evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's
    1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil,
    Cameroon, Costa Rica, India, and Indonesia) complement a
    review of the entire set of lending and nonlending
    activities of the World Bank Group and the Global
    Environment Facility. This OED study finds that while
    China's forest program was highly successful, much

  7. Library Resource
    August, 2013

    The report identifies the challenges,
    and opportunities the forestry sector faces in Turkey, where
    twenty five percent of the country's land area is
    covered by forests, with significant economic,
    environmental, and cultural functions. The challenges
    identified in the review include poverty, land tenure, the
    need to establish multi-purpose, participatory forest
    management planning, and, to control soil erosion in

  8. Library Resource
    June, 2012

    This study by the World Bank indicates that forests offer vast potential for poverty reduction and rural economic growth in India while also supporting critical national conservation goals. An estimated 275 million people in rural areas depend on forests for at least part of their livelihoods. Forest dwellers, which include a high proportion of tribals, are among the poorest and most vulnerable groups in society. The government of India has adopted Joint Forest Management as a principal approach for community-based forestry.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2012
    Asia, Central Asia, Europe, Eastern Europe

    This study reviews how the integration of environmental concerns into agriculture and forestry is progressing in the countries of Southeastern Europe (SEE) and of Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) since 2000 and assesses prospects for the future. The present report is a contribution to the environment for Europe process. At the Fifth Ministerial Conference in Kiev in 2003, participants decided to pay greater attention to the needs of the EECCA and adopted an environmental strategy for the sub-region.

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    March, 2013

    As donors pledge growing support for
    protecting and managing forests to address climate change,
    the question of how to pay tropical countries to reduce
    their emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
    assumes greater urgency. Depending on the detailed
    implementation of REDD plus at a national and international
    level, forest nations may be able to secure funding from a
    range of sources, including donors and multilateral funds (a

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