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Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal.

Published online: 19 Aug 2015

Authors: Dissanayake, S. T. M. & Jha, P. & Adhikari, B. & Bista, R. & Bluffstone, R. & Luintel, H. & Martinsson, P. & Paudel, N. S. & Somanathan, E. & Toman, M.

Content type: Bulletin

A significant portion of the world's forests that are eligible for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, known as REDD+, paymen...

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Factors affecting the pattern of use of community forests - a case study of three forests in Israel.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Fleischer, A. & Shaler, M. & Konijnendijk, C. C.

Content type: Bulletin

With rapid urbanisation in many countries, the need for urban woodland as recreation environments and for other purposes is growing. Due to lack of re...

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Forest biodiversity monitoring - guide to community-based approaches.

Published online: 12 Jun 2019

Authors: Welter, Z. & Jalonen, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This community-based approaches guide on forest biodiversity monitoring is comprised of two parts. Part I provides the overview of community-based mon...

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Community-based forest management in Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Huelsz, J. A. S. & Negreros-Castillo, P.

Content type: Bulletin article

The Mexican model of community forestry is often touted as an example whereby greater community control enhances both conservation and local livelihoo...

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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides information on the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. In the six year...

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Realizing farmers' rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Clancy, E. & Vernooy, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture addresses farmers' rights and recognizes the crucial role th...

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Biocultural approaches: opportunities for building more inclusive environmental governance.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: Apgar, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin

A significant portion of the world's remaining biodiversity and agrobiodiversity is in the hands of local and indigenous communities who tend to be po...

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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper highlight the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. Benefits to forests and peopl...

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How to ensure justice in conservation action, beyond participation? Insights from Mexico.

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Guibrunet, L. & Gerritsen, P. R. W. & Sierra-Huelsz, J. A. & Flores-Díaz, A. C. & García-Frapolli, E. & García-Serrano, E. & Pascual, U. & Balvanera, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article argues that the efforts to enhance participation of local communities in conservation have not always enabled local communities to shape ...

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Scaling up community forest enterprises in Tanzania.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Blomley, T. & Nelson, F. & Doulton, H. & Morgan-Brown, T. & Trupin, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Across the globe, locally controlled forestry is gaining momentum, increasingly recognised for improving environmental resource management and bringin...

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