Since 2009 RECOFTC through the Grassroots for Capacity Building for REDD+ in Asia project have been working to develop capacities of local partners in five countries (Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal and Viet Nam) to facilitate awareness raising on and initiatives to deal with climate change and REDD+.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2016Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2016Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia
Community Forestry (CF) can play a fundamental role in achieving nearly all the SDGs through its focus on improving livelihoods, strengthening local governanceand, halting deforestation and improving forest quality.Various experiences of CF in the region have demonstrated that the allocation of forest management rights and responsibilities to local people is an effective strategy for sustainable forest management and provides potential contribution to improved outcomes for forest cover and condition and local livelihoods.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2016Nepal
This report is part of the USAID Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation Facility for Asia and The Pacific project and details efforts to establish a long-term demonstration site in Nepal to identify CF-CCA interventions through participatory approaches, develop proposals for priority interventions, access external finance for a minimum of one intervention, and then implement the intervention(s) through the women-led CFUG.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsAugust, 2016South-Eastern Asia
This training manual has thus been developed to enhance the knowledge and skills in gender mainstreaming, including gender analysis and the integration of the findings from the analysis into the design of forestry interventions. This manual is particularly relevant for forestry-related interventions and practices that seek to promote participation and reduce the inequality that exists between forestdependent women and men, especially among marginalized people living in rural areas.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2016Nepal
REDD+ scheme is primarily aimed at national governments and local forest managers to reduce emissions by conserving forests; at the same time, increasing investment on capacity developmen for grassroots stakeholders who are the main forest stewards provides opportunities for the grassroots actors to enhance their understanding and skills on REDD+ and be the voices of their community to safeguard their interest and benefits.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2016South-Eastern Asia
This poster is a summary of approaches and activities of the Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+ in Asia project that are implemented in five countries: Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal and Viet Nam. The poster is developed to offer a snapshot on the overall strategic approaches and results used by the project to develop and strengthen the capacities of the grassroots stakeholders in raising awareness and influence attitudes change about climate changes and REDD+ on the ground.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2016South-Eastern Asia
Community forestry – as promoted by RECOFTC – provides an effective and cross-cutting solution that is aligned with the SDGs. This includes SDG goal 5 to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. RECOFTC has long understood that the long-term viability of community forest management is dependent on the inclusion of women. RECOFTC works to ensure that policies and programs of forestry stakeholders mainstream gender dimensions so that they are not at risk of creating or exacerbating inequalities, and ignoring women’s contribution to livelihoods.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2016Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2017Global
The Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM)1 was developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) to assist countries in identifying opportunities for forest landscape restoration (FLR), analysing priority areas at a national or sub-national level, and designing and implementing FLR interventions. FLR is the long-term process of regaining ecological functionality and enhancing human well-being across deforested or degraded forest landscapes.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesNovember, 2016Palestine
Based on the review of the Agricultural Sector Strategy of 2014-2016, and the National Policy Agenda, the National Development Plan (2017-2022) prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture is a nation-wide sectoral document consisting of two key components. The first component is the national policy agenda, which sets out the national vision, priorities and policies.
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