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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2012
    Indonesia, Cambodia, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

    "The main argument for community forestry, in the context of climate change, is that it responds to multiple interests.  Forests, and in particular community forestry, represent a bundle of assets and benefits. They serve as a safety net in times of hardship and support critical ecosystems required for well-being.  The cases point out that while the contributions of community forestry to mitigation are well-recognized, in the case of adaptation, community forestry is equally well placed to support adaptive capacity, but this is not automatic." - Regan Suzuki

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2010
    China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia

    Violent conflict affects three quarters of Asia’s forests and tens of millions of people. In Cambodia, for example, nearly half of the 236 land conflicts recorded in 2009 escalated to violence. Because forest conflict is such a major issue in the region, we need a better understanding of the underlying causes, impacts, and management solutions. This issues paper sheds light on these topics, drawing lessons from eight new case studies.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2010

    Với việc phần lớn diện tích rừng đã được người dân địa phương quản lý và sự tham gia sớm vào các sáng kiến Sẵn sàng REDD+, Việt Nam trở thành một nước tiên phong trên toàn cầu về hành động giảm thiểu tác động của biến đổi khí hậu dựa vào cộng đồng trong lĩnh vực lâm nghiệp. Tuy nhiên, để làm được điều này cần giải quyết một số vấn đề lớn. Trong bản tin này, chúng tôi thảo luận lý do tại sao sự tham gia tích cực của cộng đông địa phương và người dân bản địa mang tính cốt yếu cho REDD+ cũng như chỉ ra những thách thức cần phải vượt qua.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015

    This brief reviews a teak tree valuation methodology that attempts to ameliorate the risks inherent to borrowers and banks as well to ensure that community forestry principles and aims to improve livelihoods and capabilities are adaptable to existing social and economic pressures. The valuation method was created in tandem with the implementation of a smallholder forestry project in Bokeo, Lao PDR. The project was implemented by RECOFTC in conjunction with the Lao Provincial Organisation for Forestry and Agriculture (PAFO) and the Lao Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    January, 2014
    Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Vietnam, Global, South-Eastern Asia

    This publication has been developed to provide support to local trainers and facilitators who are engaged in delivering REDD+, climate change related training, and who already have a basic understanding of these subjects.

  6. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    September, 2019

    The institutional Strengthening Training Curriculum have been used and adopt to the local context during the Scaling Up Community Forestry-SUComFor Project. The training curriculum was developed by collecting different opinions and suggestions from experts including Forest Department.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2018

    The European Union funded Voices for Mekong Forests (V4MF) project conducted a set of forest governance and capacity needs assessments in late 2017 and early 2018 to assess the state of forest governance in five GMS countries: Thailand, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Viet Nam.

    This report address the current state of forest governance in Thailand, while also suggesting specific measures that can be implemented to overcome the challenges identified and realize the extensive governance opportunities that exist in the region.

  8. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2015
    Thailand, South-Eastern Asia

    The ASFN and RECOFTC report 'The current status of social forestry in climate change adaptation and mitigation in the ASEAN Region' offers insights on national forestry data and information on forest cover and areas managed by local people in ASEAN countries. These infographics provide snapshots of key data presented in the report in national languages. They summarize the current status of community forestry in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam and offer recommendations for effective development of policies and management.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2007

    This brief identifies the problems with the Thai Community Forestry Bill (granted in 2007) that had initially aimed to help forest communities preserve and manage their surrounding forest land and to transfer the rights of management from the central government to local communities.

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