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Challenges and opportunities of sustainable forest management through community forestry concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Kent, J. & Ammour, T. & Gálvez, J.

Content type: Bulletin article

In Guatemala, the community and industrial forest concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve were created as an innovative way to manage natural resour...

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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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Encouraging biodiversity at multiple scales in support of resilient woodlands.

Published online: 27 May 2020

Authors: Barsoum, N. & Cottrell, J. & Watts, K. & Bellamy, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Woodland ecosystems are integral to our health, well-being, security and economy, but they face a number of pressures including climate change, land-u...

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Benefit sharing in context: a comparative analysis of 10 land-use change case studies in Indonesia.

Published online: 02 Dec 2015

Authors: Myers, R. & Ashwin Ravikumar & Larson, A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

This brief presents key findings on multilevel governance and benefit-sharing arrangements linked to land use change in Indonesia, based on data from ...

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Latin American experiences in natural forest management concessions.

Published online: 02 May 2020

Authors: Gretzinger, S.

Content type: Bulletin

FAO is leading an initiative to improve policies and practices related to concessions on natural production forests in order to sustain forests, build...

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The effects of afforestation on upland plant communities: an application of the British National Vegetation Classification.

Published online: 22 Jun 1994

Authors: Wallace, H. L. & Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British National Vegetation Classification (NVC) was used to describe the vegetation of a 49 000 ha conifer (Picea abies, P. sitchensis) plantatio...

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Metabarcoding of canopy arthropods reveals negative impacts of forestry insecticides on community structure across multiple taxa.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Leroy, B. M. L. & Seibold, S. & Morinière, J. & Bozicevic, V. & Jaworek, J. & Roth, N. & Vogel, S. & Zytynska, S. & Petercord, R. & Eichel, P. & Weisser, W. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticides used to combat outbreaks of forest defoliators can adversely affect non-target arthropods. Forestry insecticides typically suppress Lepid...

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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services at Udayapur, Nepal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Published by: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Content type: Bulletin

'Ecosystem Services', defined as 'the benefits people obtain from ecosystems' is an evolving concept that connects ecosystem with human wellbeing thro...

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Determinants and challenges of sustainable forest governance in India: an analysis in retrospect and prospect.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Madhusudan Bandi & Viswanathan, P. K.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper looks into the role of community based natural resource management focussing on the Joint Forest Management (JFM) in India. The analysis pr...

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Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Crooks, S. & Orr, M. & Emmer, I. & Unger, M. von & Brown, B. & Murdiyarso, D.

Content type: Bulletin

This brief is summarized from UNEP and CIFOR 2014 'Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects' by the United Nations Environmen...

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