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  • Climate changes, forest and you
    Climate changes, forest and you
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright
    Availability:  Soft Copy
    Language:  English
    Type:  Booklet
    Size:  1.26 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, climate changes, forestry
    Summary:  

    developed under the Grassroots Capacity Building Program for REDD+ in the Asia -Pacific region, covering four countries, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Nepal and Vietnam.

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  • Current status of social forestry in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the ASEAN region
    Current status of social forestry in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the ASEAN region
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  6.23 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  development, land titles, forest, weather events
    Summary:  

    This report aims to update the initial Baseline Assessment on Social Forestry and Climate Change, published in 2010
    by RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests as part of its collaboration with the ASEAN Social Forestry Network

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  • Enhancing REDD+ Outcomes through Improved Governance of Community Forest User Groups
    Enhancing REDD+ Outcomes through Improved Governance of Community Forest User Groups
    Author:  Poudyal. B, Paudel. G, Luintel H
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  No copyright
    Availability:  Soft copy
    Language:  English
    Type:  Articles
    Size:  175.55 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  internal good governance, redd+, cf, sustainable forest management
    Summary:  

    Since forests are both source and sink of carbon, scholars have suggested reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, including conservation and sustainable management of forest and enhancement of forest carbon stock (REDD+) to be part of climate negotiation.

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  • Forest and Livelihood
    Forest and Livelihood
    Author:  Rahul Karki
    Producing Organization:  Forest Action Nepal
    Use Rights:  Copyright
    Availability:  Soft copy
    Language:  English
    Type:  Articles
    Size:  3.76 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, capacity building, stakeholders, institutions, community forestry
    Summary:  

    Meaningful engagement and effective participation of grassroots stakeholders and forest managing communities in national policy formulation and local institutional processes for forest management have implications for the future global climate regime and poverty reduction among forestdependent

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  • Forests and climate change after Doha
    Forests and climate change after Doha
    Author:  RECOFTC & FAO
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC & FAO
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC and FAO April 2013
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.58 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  doha, forest, redd, redd+, climate change
    Summary:  

    Over the past three years RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests and the Food and Agriculture
    Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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  • Forests and climate change after Durban
    Forests and climate change after Durban
    Author:  RECOFTC & FAO
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC & FAO
    Use Rights:  RECOFTC & FAO
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.56 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  durban, redd, climate change, forest, carbon
    Summary:  

    Over the past two years, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and
    RECOFTC

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  • Forests and water A synthesis of the contemporary science and its relevance for community forestry in the Asia–Pacific region
    Forests and water A synthesis of the contemporary science and its relevance for community forestry in the Asia–Pacific region
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC March 2014
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.36 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  forest management, community forestry, water
    Summary:  

    Concerns about the hydrological impact of forest management go back more than a century and continue to the present day. These concerns have tended to focus on the effects of forests and forest management on various streamflow parameters (particularly total water yield, low flows and flood flows), soil erosion, stream sedimentation, water quality, landslides and the water use of different vegetation types and species

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  • Free, Prior, Informed Consent in REDD+, Principles and Approaches for Policy and Project Development
    Free, Prior, Informed Consent in REDD+, Principles and Approaches for Policy and Project Development
    Author:  Patrick Anderson
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC & GIZ
    Use Rights:  © RECOFTC and GIZ
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Manual
    Size:  1.4 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  fpic, forest, climate change, redd+
    Summary:  

    This publication is targeted at people concerned with the design and implementation of REDD+ projects or programs.

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  • Gender and Community Forests in a Changing Landscape
    Gender and Community Forests in a Changing Landscape
    Author:  Upadhyat. B, Arpornsilp. R, Soontornwong.S
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC August 2013
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  3.34 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, forest, roles
    Summary:  

    In the dynamic socio-demographic contexts of the world’s forests and their users, climate change, including climate change mechanisms such as Reducing Emission from Deforestation and ForestDegradation (REDD+)

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  • Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+ in Asia
    Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+ in Asia
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  No copyright
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Brochue
    Size:  6.17 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, forest, climate change, adaptation
    Summary:  

    The international debate on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, conservation of forest carbon stocks, sustainable
    management

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  • Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+: Lessons from Nepal
    Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+: Lessons from Nepal
    Author:  Poudyal. B, Paudel. G, Luintel H
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  No copyright
    Availability:  Soft copy
    Language:  English
    Type:  Articles
    Size:  175.51 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, capacity building, stakeholders, institutions, community forestry
    Summary:  

    Meaningful engagement and effective participation of grassroots stakeholders and forest managing communities in national policy formulation and local institutional processes for forest management have implications for the future global climate regime and poverty reduction among forestdependent

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  • Grassroots Capacity Building Program for REDD+ in the Asia-Pacific Region
    Grassroots Capacity Building Program for REDD+ in the Asia-Pacific Region
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC September 2011
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Annual Report
    Size:  454.65 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, grassroots, capacity building, asia-pacific
    Summary:  

    This is the annual progress report highlighting key achievements and challenges of the
    “Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+” project in the Asia-Pacific region from August
    2010 to July 2011.

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  • Grassroots Capacity Building Program for REDD+ in the Asia-Pacific Region
    Grassroots Capacity Building Program for REDD+ in the Asia-Pacific Region
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC September 2012
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Annual Report
    Size:  1.29 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, grassroots, capacity building, asia-pacific
    Summary:  

    This annual progress report highlights key achievements and lessons learned of the Grassroots Capacity Building for REDD+” project in the Asia‐Pacific region, between August
    2011 and July 2012.

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  • International Knowledge Sharing and Learning Workshop on Forest and Land Tenure
    International Knowledge Sharing and Learning Workshop on Forest and Land Tenure
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC, NA, RRI
    Use Rights:  No copyright
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  731.85 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  policy, land, forest
    Summary:  

    To learn from the experience of other countries how they have dealt with the question of state, private and community ownership over land and forest resources; To distil lessons from international experience relevant to the ongoing land and forest policy revision process unfolding in Lao PDR; and to create a deeper understanding of land and forest tenure issues amongst a broad segment of policy-makers and other stakeholders of Lao PDR.

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  • Is Nepal getting ready for REDD+
    Is Nepal getting ready for REDD+
    Author:  Forest Action Nepal
    Producing Organization:  Forest Action Nepal
    Use Rights:  Copyright © 2013
    Availability:  Soft copy
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  nepal, redd+, forest, carbon
    Summary:  

    This paper critically examines Nepal’s REDD+ (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and enhancement of forest carbon stocks
    in developing countries) readiness process with particular focus on the government-led Readiness

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  • Linking Adaptation and Mitigation through Community Forestry
    Linking Adaptation and Mitigation through Community Forestry
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  © 2012 RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Case studies
    Size:  6.79 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  mitigation, livelihoods, redd+, forests
    Summary:  

    Given the role that forests play in mitigation and adaptation to climate change, there are potential synergies between REDD+ and the ability of populations to adapt to the impacts ofclimate change. To date there has been relatively limited attention to how these synergies canbe achieved.

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  • Mediating forest conflicts in Southeast Asia Getting the positives out of conflicts over forests and land
    Mediating forest conflicts in Southeast Asia Getting the positives out of conflicts over forests and land
    Author:  Dhiaulhaq.A, Gritten.D and De Bruyn.T
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC March 2014
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Case studies
    Size:  1.44 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  conflict, mediation, land, resources
    Summary:  

    The high incidence of forest conflict in Southeast Asia underscores the need for conflict-transformation tools to maximize
    the positive impacts and reduce potential damage. Mediation is considered one of the most effective approaches in transforming conflict over natural resources.

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  • Oil palm Expansion South East Asia Trends and implication for local communities and indigenous Peoples
    Oil palm Expansion South East Asia Trends and implication for local communities and indigenous Peoples
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  Jonas Dallinger, H.E.P. Sokhannaro,
    Use Rights:  No copyritht
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  2.23 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  people, living, land, resources
    Summary:  

    Rights and Resources Initiative, which aims, first, to assess how the palm oil sector is expanding in South East Asia and, second, to help civil society groups engage with the industry to restrain destructive developments and ensure outcomes favourable to people and forests, based on a respect for local people’s rights, livelihoods and ways of living.

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  • People and forests for a greener future 2013 – 2018 STRATEGIC PLAN Empowering local people to effectively and equitably engage in the sustainable management of forested landscapes
    People and forests for a greener future 2013 – 2018 STRATEGIC PLAN Empowering local people to effectively and equitably engage in the sustainable management of forested landscapes
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC November 2013
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  6.73 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  people, land, forest resources, water
    Summary:  

    More than 450 million people in Asia and the Pacific are dependent on forests for part of their livelihoods for food, fuel, fodder and other forest products – as well as for environmental services such as water andmicroclimate regulation, biodiversity and cultural conservation. Despite many positive developments, these forests are still subject to wide-scale degradation and conversion, and are becoming fragmented within increasingly diverse and intensively used landscapes.

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  • Prioritising scarce resources for facilitated support of small forest and on-farm tree enterprises
    Prioritising scarce resources for facilitated support of small forest and on-farm tree enterprises
    Author:  ANSAB
    Producing Organization:  ANSAB
    Use Rights:  No copyritht
    Availability:  soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.65 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  forest, resources, land, priorityising support, nepal, mapping
    Summary:  

    Multi-functional land use solutions are required for the complex inter-related challenges facing humanity. To avoid catastrophic climate change, we need to reduce deforestation and degradation.

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