forest rights

FOREST RIGHTS

Blog
In participatory processes, engaging people to engage context is key to success.
Publications
A collection of briefs just released by CIFOR presents findings on the progress of forest tenure reforms in Uganda and Kenya.
Blog
How secure resource rights help communities in Africa restore forests and build local economies
Publications
Select 2019 journal articles from PIM and partners on natural resource governance.
Events
The session features research from Madagascar and Tanzania on how strong use and management rights to trees and forests have catalyzed adoption of restoration practices by local communities.
Blog
While land titles and other reforms in forest-dwelling communities in Indonesia, Uganda and Peru have improved people’s lives, food insecurity is still a widespread problem, a new study suggests.
Blog
A recent study in Guatemala provides an example that community stewardship of tropical forest can be a viable model for conserving forest and for achieving livelihood benefits.
Publications
The guide is designed to help investors better understand the challenges and opportunities of investing in resources managed collectively by a community and draws on lessons learned from Guatemala, Mexico, Namibia, and Nepal.
Blog
Land tenure rights are widely recognized as being central to advancing sustainable development goals, but they are only one part of the picture. As it happens, tenure rights to trees are entangled with, but different from, those to land, meaning both must be acknowledged to incentivize stewardship of the landscape by local communities.