This presentation highlights the key outcomes for Phase I and II and looks ahead towards the objectives and expected outcomes of Phase III of the Norad supported Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+ in Asia project.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2013Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsFebruary, 2015Cambodia, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2016Nepal
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.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsSeptember, 2018South-Eastern Asia
The Rights-based Approach (RBA) allows local communities, or others who are marginalized, excluded or discriminated (the rights holders), to exercise their rights; and for institutions, organizations or other agencies (the duty bearers) to provide support towards equitable and inclusive development programmes that benefit them. RBA interventions can address inequities and disparities evident in these communities. In the context of the management of forested landscapes, RBA emphasizes the rights of local communities for fair benefits, access to resources, secure tenure and gender equity.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMay, 2020Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2016South-Eastern Asia
Community forestry – as promoted by RECOFTC – provides an effective and cross-cutting solution that is aligned with the SDGs. This includes SDG goal 5 to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. RECOFTC has long understood that the long-term viability of community forest management is dependent on the inclusion of women. RECOFTC works to ensure that policies and programs of forestry stakeholders mainstream gender dimensions so that they are not at risk of creating or exacerbating inequalities, and ignoring women’s contribution to livelihoods.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2020Peru
El presente informe se constituye, primero, como una síntesis analítica y articulada de los informes de campo de las 4 comunidades campesinas. En ese sentido, a partir del examen comparativo de los casos desarrollados, nos abocamos a extraer patrones, determinar tendencias o resaltar excepciones que sean pertinentes según los objetivos del estudio.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2014Timor-Leste
The Centre of Studies for Peace and Development (CEPAD) with support from UN Women, conducted participatory action research over a period of 12 months in order to examine women’s access to justice in the plural legal system of Timor-Leste with a focus on women’s rights to land and property.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2019Nigeria
Most literature on land tenure in sub-Saharan Africa has presented women as a homogenous group. This study uses evidence from Ghana, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe to show that women have differentiated problems, needs, and statuses in their quest for land access and tenure security. It illustrates how women-to-women differences influence women’s access to land. By investigating differentiations in women’s land tenure in the three countries, the study identifies multiple and somewhat interlinked ways in which differentiations exist in women’s land tenure. It achieved some key outcomes.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2020Global
Les inégalités foncières sont en pleine croissance dans la plupart des pays. Pire encore, les nouvelles mesures et analyses publiées dans le présent rapport de synthèse montrent qu’elles sont sensiblement plus élevées qu’annoncé précédemment. Cette tendance représente une menace directe pour les moyens de subsistance d’environ 2,5 milliards de personnes travaillant dans l’agriculture de petite échelle partout dans le monde.
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