The conversion of lands used for food crop production to other uses, the ongoing expansion of cultivated areas, and the situation of unused or under-used cropland in Cambodia needs to become closely regulated. The problem of unused and under-used agricultural lands being held for speculative purposes requires serious attention. Specific policy actions could include promulgating agricultural land law and land-use regulations and creating a national Agricultural Land Research and Development authority. These and other recommendations are proposed in this policy brief.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Cambodia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2014Nepal
This policy brief developed by the NORAD-funded Grassroots capacity development for REDD+ Project addresses the use of the cascade approach for capacity development on REDD+, establishing collaborative arrangements with local partner organizations, and drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in Nepal.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2014South-Eastern Asia
Community forestry can be part of an approach that ensures important rights such as basic livelihood needs, forest access and tenure and participation in decision-making are met. It also provides a basket of multiple benefits with the potential to incentivise sustainable forest management whether or not carbon payments come through.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2014Thailand
FLEGT (เฟลกที) หรือการบังคับใช้กฎหมายป่าไม้ ธรรมาภิบาลและการค้า คือแผนปฏิบัติการของสหภาพยุโรป ที่กำหนดขึ้น เมื่อปี พ.ศ.2546 เพื่อแก้ไขปัญหาการทำไม้และการค้าไม้และผลิตภัณฑ์จากไม้ที่ผิดกฎหมาย ฯลฯ ... จากประโยคข้างต้น เป็นหนึ่งในเนื้อหาที่มีการอธิบายความหมายของเฟลกที ที่เข้าใจง่าย เพื่อการนำไปใช้ประโยชน์สำหรับผู้ที่สนใจต่อไป
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2014Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
There is a vast and unrecognized opportunity for community forestry to strengthen national resilience to climate change through diversifying rural livelihoods, increasing food security, leveraging social capital and knowledge, advancing disaster risk reduction and regulating microclimates. However maximizing the role for community forestry in climate change is an area where clear guidance and recommendations are lacking.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2014Pakistan
This document presents the country’s strategy and road-map to reach national goals and aspirations. The ultimate goal envisioned is for Pakistan to be one of the 10 largest economies in the world by 2047. The seven pillars of Vision 2025 are based on the imperatives of embracing change and transformation, and to create new opportunities.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2014Sierra Leone
Since 2004, the World Bank has provided continuous “investment climate advisory services” to Sierra Leone. Business reforms and Bank-piloted programs such as Sierra Leone Business Forum and the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency led to the World Bank classifying Sierra Leone among “the top 15 economies that improved their business regulatory environment the most” since 2005 and rank the country third in the regional “Protection of Investors” category.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2014Iran, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Central Asia, Western Asia
The Menarid Knowledge Management initiative offers three services that will improve the effectiveness and wider use of IFAD projects – and potentially other rural development initiatives active in sustainable land and water management.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2014Asia, Indonesia
CIFOR Infobrief no. 77
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Central America
This protocol will describe the methodology to be employed for a systematic map that will chart the development of the landscape approach theory, consolidate and synthesize existing definitions, and identify where and how these approaches have been implemented in the humid and dry tropics.
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