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June 2012

There are many causes, consequences, and
connections of deforestation and forest poverty in the
tropical world. This report specifically addresses the
potential dilemma of trade-offs between poverty reduction
and environmental protection. It seeks to improve the

March 2012
Cameroon

In 1994, the Government of Cameroon
introduced an array of forest policy reforms, both
regulatory and market-based, to support a more organized,
transparent, and sustainable system for accessing and using
forest resources. This report describes how these reforms

China Forest Policy : Deepening the Transition, Broadening the Relationship cover image
Reports & Research
March 2012
China

A pattern of forest area loss followed
by a period of reforestation is representative of the forest
transition process. Forest transition has been observed in
many countries and is a feature of the development process.
China reached its inflection point earlier and faster than

Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2011
Myanmar

Table of Contents:-
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND MAJOR FINDINGS …
2. HISTORICAL OVERVIEW ...
3. NATIONAL FOREST STRATEGY, POLICIES AND REGULATIONS:
3.1 The Myanmar Selection System and Annual Allowable Cut;
3.2 Forest Law and Policy ;
3.3 Forest Land Categories;
3.4 Community Forestry;
3.5 Impact of Forest Law Enforcement on Local People...

Reports & Research
October 2010
India

This report indicates that the Forest governance is identified as critical to the success of REDD+.

Implementation of robust REDD+ strategy is possible through Community Based Forest Governance.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2006
United States of America
China
Indonesia
United Kingdom
Pakistan
Thailand
Nepal
Republic of Korea
Philippines
Malaysia
Japan
Myanmar
Brunei Darussalam
Netherlands
India
Bhutan
Vietnam
Cambodia

The study conducted by FAO and partners in South and Southeast Asia was based on an analysis of forest tenure according to two variables: the type of ownership, and the level of control of and access to resources. It aimed to take into account the complex combination of forest ownership − whether legally or customarily defined − and arrangements for the management and use of forest resources.

Legislation & Policies
November 1992
Myanmar

The State Law and Order Restoration Council -
The Forest Law -
(The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 8/92)-
The 9th Waning Day of Tazaungmon, 1354 M.E.
(3rd November, 1992

THE INDIAN FOREST ACT, 1927
Legislation & Policies
September 1927
India

 

The document deals with reservation of forest, forest settlement, formation of village forest, protected forests including control and management of forest.

It delienates legal forest types and tenure typologies under them.

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