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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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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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The context of REDD+ in Ethiopia: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Melaku Bekele & Yemiru Tesfaye & Zerihun Mohammed & Solomon Zewdie & Yibeltal Tebikew & Maria Brockhaus & Habtemariam Kassa

Content type: Bulletin

This report is part of the Global Comparative Study on REDD+ initiated by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) in 2009. It reviews t...

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A review of Uganda's national policies relevant to climate change adaptation and mitigation: insights from Mount Elgon.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Banana, A. Y. & Byakagaba, P. & Russell, A. J. M. & Waiswa, D. & Bomuhangi, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change is expected to bring new challenges and opportunities for the livelihoods of rural communities in Uganda, where more than 80% of the po...

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Mini-acoustic sensors reveal occupancy and threats to koalas Phascolarctos cinereus in private native forests.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Law, B. & Kerr, I. & Gonsalves, L. & Brassil, T. & Eichinski, P. & Truskinger, A. & Roe, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forests on private land have a wide range of uses that span activities such as recreation, primary production and nature conservation. Traditionally, ...

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The behavioural code for forestry management - regulation pressure for forest owners.

Published online: 11 May 2016

Authors: Broekmeyer, M. E. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Dutch forest owners have to abide by the Flora and Fauna law, as well as the behavioural code for forestry management (regarding protection of specifi...

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Mixed policies give more options in multifunctional tropical forest landscapes.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Law, E. A. & Bryan, B. A. & Meijaard, E. & Mallawaarachchi, T. & Struebig, M. J. & Watts, M. E. & Wilson, K. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forest landscapes face competing demands for conserving biodiversity, sustaining ecosystem services and accommodating production systems such...

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The impacts of decentralisation reforms on sustainable forest management in central Uganda.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Namaalwa, J. J. & Byakagaba, P. & Waiswa, D. & Buyinza, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

The goal of decentralisation of forest sector governance under the Local Government Act in Uganda was to shift responsibility for forest management to...

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The chestnut forest concessions of the Peruvian Amazon: a success or a failure?

Published online: 04 Dec 2019

Authors: Willem, H. V. & Ingram, V. J. & Guariguata, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

In the Department of Madre de Dios, Peru, the performance of concessions for chestnut extraction, established in 2000, has been contrasting both insid...

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Identifying and overcoming the many challenges facing forest and peatland conservation in Indonesia.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Harrison, M. E. & Ottay, J. B. & D'Arcy, L. J. & Cheyne, S. M. & Anggodo & Belcher, C. & Cole, L. & Dohong, A. & Ermiasi, Y. & Feldpausch, T. & Gallego-Sala, A. & Gunawan, A. & Höing, A. & Husson, S. J. & Kulu, I. P. & Soebagio, S. M. & Mang, S. & Mercado, L. & Morrogh-Bernard, H. C. & Page, S. E. & Priyanto, R. & Capilla, B. R. & Rowland, L. & Santos, E. M. & Schreer, V. & Sudyana, I. N. & Taman, S. B. B. & Thornton, S. A. & Upton, C. & Wich, S. A. & Veen, F. J. F. van

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper focuses on the essential role of tropical forests and peatlands in wildlife conservation, preventing dangerous climate change and promoting...

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