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    Reports & Research
    April, 2008

    Funds generated through community forestry offer crucial and significant resources for rural in Nepal. This study examines forestry funds in 100 communities in three districts to assess how large they are and how they are utilized. The study finds that the income from community funds increases local development resources by about 25%. This income is invested in schools, temples, roads, and water reservoirs, which bodes well for rural development.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008

    The overall objective of this research was to determine whether and how the institutional environment
    influences the establishment and performance of Community Forest Enterprises (CFEs) in Bolivia.
    This study defines CFEs as organizations that: (1) manage collectively owned forests in name of all
    community members and (2) follow forest management regulations established by the 1996 Forest
    Law. The theoretical point of departure for this research is that the institutional environment can

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    Proyecto "Hacia una Globalización Sostenible y Equitativa (GER/06/002)"

    Reports & Research
    April, 2008
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    En el presente documento se analizan los principales temas relacionados con el desarrollo agropecuario y rural, y la situación del medio ambiente y los recursos naturales de América Latina y el Caribe en el período 1990 a 2005. El documento está estructurado en torno a cinco ejes temáticos: i) desarrollo productivo; ii) deforestación; iii) degradación y desertificación; iv) factores sociales y demográficos, pobreza, ingreso y empleo, y cambios poblacionales, y v) cambio climático y desastres naturales.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2008
    Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    This study is part of a project implemented by the Regional Community Forestry Training Center for the Asia and Pacific (RECOFTC) in collaboration with the Rights and Resources Group (RRG) to advance policy and market reforms in four countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The overall goal of the project is to reduce poverty in forest areas, expand sustainable forest use and trade, and increase the effectiveness and impact of regional analysts and institutions in advancing pro-poor forest policy and market reforms.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2009

    In Vietnam, the lack of quality data in the forestry sector has been an obstacle to institutional reflection and effective policy formulation. This study analyzes the status and gaps of this data, and its implications for addressing poverty in Vietnam.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2008

    The Forest Governance Learning Group (FGLG) Vietnam undertook a survey in Dak Lak and Thua Thien Hue provinces between December 2006 and April 2007. The survey aimed to provide insights into different forms of community forest management, the factors influencing its success, and their contribution to poverty alleviation. 

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    January, 2008
    Global, South-Eastern Asia

    RECOFTC and RRI co-organized the International Conference on Poverty Reduction and Forests: Tenure, Market, and Policy Reforms, which was held 3-7 September 2007 in Bangkok.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2008
    South-Eastern Asia

    Illegal logging and its associated trade remains a serious threat to forests and people in Southeast Asia. However, despite having caught the attention of the international community more than a decade ago, the illegal timber trade still accounts for a significant portion of wood and wood products from this region.

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