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  1. Library Resource
    Property Rights and Resource Governance: Afghanistan

    USAID Country Profile

    Reports & Research
    May, 2018
    Afghanistan

    Afghanistan continues to struggle to overcome decades of war and civil strife. Its political context remains complex and dominated by the Taliban insurgency, narcotics production, weak governance and incomplete rule of law. After more than fifteen years of state building Afghanistan remains a fragile state.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Nepal

    This report is part of the USAID Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation Facility for Asia and The Pacific project and details efforts to establish a long-term demonstration site in Nepal to identify CF-CCA interventions through participatory approaches, develop proposals for priority interventions, access external finance for a minimum of one intervention, and then implement the intervention(s) through the women-led CFUG.

  3. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    February, 2015
    Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

    To accompany the training video (available here) produced by USAID-funded programs GREEN Mekong and USAID LEAF Asia, a discussion guide is now available for trainers and grassroots facilitators to delve deeper into the gender aspect of social equity in terms of forest-based climate change initiatives, including REDD+. The questions in the guide will help facilitate discussions concerning forest management practices and forest governance in the local and institutional contexts.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2015
    South-Eastern Asia

    This two-part infographic explains the importance of social equity in forests and the basics on putting it into practice. The infographic defines equity and provides an easy to understand overview of the key elements that will empower forest-dependent communities. Through understanding equity, forest communities will better understand their rights and be prepared to participate in the decision-making process so they gain a fair share of benefits from forest resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Nepal

    In this context, RECOFTC and USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific have developed a framework for better understanding and assessing climate change vulnerabilities in a context of multiple competing interests in a CF landscape. The pilot site for developing this approach was a women-led Community Forestry User Group (CFUG) in the Terai of Nepal; the Bishnupur community forest. The context in Bishnupur reflects challenges associated with the ecologically fragile Chure Forest, but also one of growing opportunities for economic development due to the close proximity of the Indian border.

  6. Library Resource

    A GLOBAL REVIEW OF THE GOVERNANCE AND TENURE DIMENSIONS OF COASTAL MANGROVE FORESTS

    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Global

    This report provides a synoptic analysis of the legal and governance frameworks that relate to the use and management of mangrove forests globally. It highlights the range of challenges typically encountered in the governance and tenure dimensions of mangrove forest management. This assessment forms part of a broader study that includes national-level assessments in Indonesia and Tanzania. It was carried out under the USAID-funded Tenure and Global Climate Change Program.

  7. Library Resource
    New Publications on Climate Change, Carbon Rights, and Forest Governance cover image
    Multimedia
    August, 2012
    Mozambique, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mexico, Indonesia, Nepal

    Policy makers and practitioners face significant governance challenges that must be addressed in order to achieve the successful long-term sequestration of carbon on forested lands.

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