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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2016
    Peru

    Forests at the tropical Valley of the Apurimac and Ene rivers (VRAE), the second coca-growing region of Peru, are public common resources and nevertheless privately managed mainly by coca farmers, without effective State control of such use. The need for survival of the coca farmers, their chrematistic perception of the forest, the cultivation of cocoa (theobroma cacao) and land availability are crucial factors influencing the rates of deforestation of primary and secondary forest. Variables such as the legality of land tenure seem to have no influence.

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    Lessons Learned from an Exchange of Brazilian Experiences with Africa

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012
    Brazil, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean

    This publication is the result of an initiative to promote an exchange between Brazil and African countries on lessons learned about the role of community forestry as a strategic option to achieve the goals of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+). The initiative was supported by the World Bank with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and coordinated by the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) with support from the National Forestry Agency International (ONFI).

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    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
    January, 2016
    Brazil

    Os assentamentos de reforma agrária têm assumido um papel de destaque em relação ao desmatamento da Amazônia nos últimos cinco anos. Atualmente cerca de 8% do território dos estados amazônicos (41,8 milhões de hectares) encontra-se destinado aos 3.589 assentamentos de reforma agrária.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Honduras, 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.

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    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.

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    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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    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, 2010
    Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, Suriname, Northern America, United States of America, Asia, Tajikistan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Europe

    Land Tenure Working Paper 15. This publication brings to light the existing linkages between land tenure and the realization of the right to food. It points out that responsible governance of land requires the adoption of human rights-based approach in order to develop coherent and long term solutions to improve people’s livelihoods. The document presents the legal implications of the right to food at national level and provides a series of examples on the implementation of human rights principles and obligations into land tenure systems, policies, and institutional frameworks.

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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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