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    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Indonesia

    Ecosystem accounting is a new area of environmental economic accounting that aims to measure ecosystem services in a way that is in line with national accounts. The key characteristics of ecosystem accounting include the extension of the valuation boundary of the System of National Accounts, allowing the inclusion of a broader set of ecosystem services types such regulating services and cultural services. Consistent with the principles of national account, ecosystem accounting focuses on assessment of the contribution of ecosystem in generating benefits for human well-being.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    China

    Liquid biofuel from oil crops are broadly promoted globally, among which biofuel from perennial wood species, as well as from bushes and small trees such as jatropha. In China, oil-bearing small trees, which mainly grow on slope land, are applied as so-called bioenergy and oil forests for liquid biofuel production. The national government in China has devised a series of laws and policies to promote bioenergy and oil forest programs. In this study, the focus is on jatropha and camellia programs.

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    DMA

    uma experiência de desenvolvimento alternativo para a Amazônia

    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2018
    South America, Brazil

    As reservas extrativistas, um dos legados do movimento organizado dos seringueiros do qual Chico Mendes foi um dos grandes protagonistas, foram idealizadas como proposta de desenvolvimento para Amazônia e para os povos da floresta, alternativa ao modelo estatal hegemônico, de características ambientalmente predatórias e socialmente excludentes. Desde o assassinato de Chico Mendes em 1988 foram criadas 88 reservas extrativistas (sendo 62 federais e 26 estaduais).

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    Mekong Land Research Forum: Annual country reviews 2018-19 cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2019
    Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

    The Annual Country Reviews reflect upon current land issues in the Mekong Region, and has been produced for researchers, practitioners and policy advocates operating in the field. Specialists have been selected from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam to briefly answer the following two questions:

    1. What are the most pressing issues involving land governance in your country?

    2. What are the most important issues for the researcher on land?

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    Communities at the heart of forest management

    Sharing lessons from Nepal, the Philippines and Tanzania

    Reports & Research
    February, 2019
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, South-Eastern Asia, Philippines, Nepal

    This report is intended to provide guidance to develop enabling legal frameworks governing community forestry. It offers recommendations and a framework for reflection for all actors engaged in creating, implementing or revising laws on community forestry, and for civil society in particular.

    Drawing lessons from the design and implementation of community forestry laws in Nepal, the Philippines, and in Tanzania, this report revolves around the ten following building blocks to consider in order to develop supportive frameworks governing community forestry:

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    Les communautés au coeur de la gestion des forêts

    Enseignements tirés du Népal, des Philippines et de Tanzanie

    Reports & Research
    February, 2019
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, South-Eastern Asia, Philippines, Nepal

    Ce rapport vise à donner des lignes directrices pour l'élaboration de cadres juridiques sur la foresterie communautaire. Il offre des recommandations et un cadre de réflexion pour l'ensemble des acteurs engagés dans la création, la mise en œuvre ou la révision des législations relatives à la foresterie communautaire, en particulier la société civile.

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    Training Resources & Tools
    Reports & Research
    November, 2011
    Global

    Climate change is increasingly being recognised as a global crisis, but responses to it have so far been overly focused on scientific and economic solutions. How then do we move towards more people-centred, gender-aware climate change policies and processes? How do we both respond to the different needs and concerns of women and men and challenge the gender inequalities that mean women are more likely to lose out than men in the face of climate change? This report sets out why it is vital to address the gender dimensions of climate change.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 1999

    Details of numerous Sustainable Rural Livelihoods websites.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 1999

    This section is divided into Key Documents, and References and Bibliographies for each of the following areas: General; Biodiversity and Environment; Land Tenure and Property Rights; Crops; Livestock; Fisheries; Forestry; and Water.

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