Webinar: Community forestry. Where and why has devolution of forest rights contributed to better governance and livelihoods?

Initiatives promoting community forestry have taken place in many developing countries over the past three decades. This webinar will summarize the findings of selected meta-analyses of the community forestry experience, present case studies, and preview emerging research that looks at the investment effects of community forestry models.   

Community seed banks: Origins, evolution and prospects

Community seed banks first appeared towards the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. A new book of the Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity series published by Earthscan in association with Bioversity International provides the first global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies.