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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2021
    Africa, Ethiopia, Congo, Americas, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil, Asia, Philippines, Vietnam

    L’étude a analysé dans 31 pays l’état de la reconnaissance juridique des droits des peuples autochtones, des communautés locales et des populations afro-descendantes sur le carbone présent sur leurs terres et territoires. Ensemble, ces pays détiennent près de 70 % des forêts tropicales du globe, et cinq d’entre eux disposent des plus grandes surfaces de forêt tropicale : le Brésil, la RDC, l’Indonésie, le Pérou et la Colombie.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2010
    Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines, Vietnam

    Ten IDRC-supported community forestry projects in six countries were selected for this synthesis study. A sizable part of the rural population in these countries are designated as ‘encroachers’ or ‘trespassers’ in the ‘forest.’ Many of these forest users claim long standing customary rights to the area, some of which are formally recognized in state law, but seldom in practice.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2011
    Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, South-Eastern Asia

    This publication reveals that the majority of Southeast Asian countries already have plural legal systems, and to some extent custom is recognised as a source of rights in the legal framework of a number of them. National and international courts have affirmed indigenous peoples’ customary rights in land. And all these countries have endorsed and ratified key international human rights laws and treaties-- thus, the basis for securing indigenous peoples’ rights through a revalidation of customary law exists.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2020
    Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    Forests play a crucial role in the fight against global climate change. The communities that live in and around forests are well-placed to carry out climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) recognizes that social forestry enables communities to manage forests sustainably. It also helps them deliver on economic, social and environmental goals, including mitigation and adaptation. This has motivated ASEAN leaders to study and understand social forestry’s role in climate change and to strengthen its presence in the region.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2020
    Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    This policy brief discusses the opportunities and challenges facing social forestry in Southeast Asia and recommends that ASEAN Member States, universities and international research organizations mainstream participatory action research (PAR) in social forestry to overcome these challenges and maximize these opportunities. 

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2016
    Indonesia, 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.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2014
    Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    Research from seven countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam) in the Asia-Pacific region shows that sustainable practices are inherent to the community forestry enterprise (CFE) business model and vital for communities to sustain and enhance their livelihoods. Preliminary research findings based on two cases in Lao PDR and Thailand are shared in this working paper.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2011
    Philippines, Vietnam

    Dự án này do Hội đồng Nghiên cứu Kinh tế và Xã Hội Vương quốc Anh, có sự tham gia của các nhà hoạch định chính sách, các chuyên gia lâm nghiệp và người dân liên quan đến lâm nghiệp cộng đồng tại Việt Nam. Dự án này nhấn mạnh những vấn đề chính về quản lý rừng và vận động thay đổi chính sách ở cấp quốc gia về quyền hưởng dụng rừng cà quản lý rừng cộng đồng.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2011
    Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    Recognizing the important role that people living in and around forests play in forest management for poverty reduction and environmental sustainability, RECOFTC conducted a study for the ASEAN Social Forestry Network and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to provide a general overview of social forestry in the ASEAN region and its potential to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Special attention is given to Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2020
    Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    This policy brief examines the legal reform process in forestry across ASEAN Member States and provides pathways for other countries to learn more about successful implementation of legal reform. 

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