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  1. Library Resource
    Tree based carbon storage and land tenure cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2010
    Global

    Tree-Based Carbon Storage in Developing Countries: Neglect of the Social Sciences Jon D. Unruha a Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2016
    Amazonia

    L’Amazonie brésilienne, qui abrite la majeure partie des forêts tropicales qui subsistent sur la planète, est rongée par une exploitation économique incontrôlée. Plus de 750 000 km2 de forêts ont déjà été rasés1 , principalement sous l’effet de l’agriculture industrielle, de l’élevage de bétail, de l’exploitation minière, de la construction d’infrastructures telles que des barrages hydroélectriques, de l’exploitation forestière illégale et de l’installation de nouveaux habitants qui découle de ces activités.

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2004
    Cambodia

    Ratanakiri is divided into 9 districts covering 240 villages and approximately 100,000 people. Of these,
    65% are minority hill tribes comprising groups such as the Jarai, Tampoen, Kui, etc. with only about 5% of the people literate. Over the past five years, international monitoring groups estimate that 120% of the land has been appropriated through land sales and concessions for logging, mining, and commercial agriculture.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Thailand

    A letter from the Prime Minister dated 16 January 2008, and cited in the Constitution Court Ruling No 15/2552, in defense of the Community Forest Bill shows how “community rights” are often seen as contingent upon the responsibility of the communities to take care of the forest. Interestingly, the strategic rights claiming process and discourse associated with the community forest movement are also based on a similar argument of responsibility to protect the forest.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Thailand

    This paper describes the interventions undertaken in the Doe Mao Salong watershed in an effort to restore the landscape and improve the livelihoods of local communities. Interventions included forming multi-stakeholder platforms to facilitate dialogue and to ensure participatory land-use planning; the creation of tree nurseries for forest rehabilitation; identifying products for sale in local markets; and a focus on action learning. Land-tenure arrangements proved key to these interventions. The report describes the impacts.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Thailand

    The aim of this study is to discuss and analyze key factors that affect the desertification in Pa Deng Sub-district, Thailand, in order to assess the desertification risk of the sites. The MEDALUS Model was used to conduct the desertification risk assessment. The spatial analysis study was done with Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) programs. The key factors that had an impact on the desertification in Pa Deng area are climatic factor, soil factors (soil texture, fertility and erosion) and human activity factor (land use).

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Cambodia

    A 2015 report published by Mekong Region Land Governance project (MRLG) issue of land governance in Cambodia. Land governance is an inherently political-economic issue. This report on Cambodia is one of a series of country reports on Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Viet Nam (CLMV) that seek to present country-level analyses of the political economy of land governance.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Cambodia

    This report presents an overview of national practices of forest land clearance during the 2012-2013 dry season, as a basis for discussing the challenges for FLEGT and REDD+ in Cambodia posed by land conversion and conversion timber. The report maps and describes the geography of forest land allocations in relation to the major forest formations, land concessions, protected areas, the national forest estate, and the reported concession ownership.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Cambodia

    An assessment of community level forest conflict in Cambodia. It was conducted as part of a project to understand the types, causes, and impacts of conflicts over forest resources at the community level in selected Asian countries and to assess methods to avoid, reduce, and monitor conflicts. Information is provided on underlying causes of forest conflict in Cambodia, the context and nature of this conflict, and approaches for mitigation.

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