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A look at sustainable livelihoods and ethical trade through case studiers
Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods. Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the buil...
Key sheets for sustainable livelihoods
Department for International Development, UK 1998
Aim of this series to provide a reference point for DFID decision-making about various aspects of service delivery and resource management. The series will also analyse different aspects of the policy process and options for donor int...
The contributions of ethical trade to sustainable livelihoods
D. Crucefix / Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Examines the contribution ethical trade initiatives can make towards the goal of sustainable rural livelihoods. The experience of organic agriculture projects in developing and in-transition countries is the particular focus of this r...
Toolkit: analysing livelihoods at the local level
Socioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO 1998
The Field Level Handbookis written for field workers: extensionists, government and non-government field workers, private- and public-sector development consultants, community organisers and leaders of local groups and institutions.Ha...
Participatory assessment in community forestry
K. Schoonmaker Freudenberger / Forests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU 1994
Manual offers guidelines for using rapid appraisal methods to gather information on tenure and natural resource management. It translates the concepts elaborated in Community Forestry Note 5, rapid appraisal of tree and land tenure. T...
Opportunities for Change: response from Friends of the Earth [to UK Government consultation paper on sustainable development policy]
Friends of the Earth 1998
How can forests contribute to local incomes?
M. Arnold; I. Townson / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1998
Large numbers of rural households in Africa continue to generate some of their income from forest product activities. However, much of this involvement is in labour intensive low return activities that help to provide the poor with an...
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No sense of ownership in weak participation: a forest conservation experiment in Tanzania
Ø.N. Handberg / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Sense of ownership is often advocated as an argument for local participation within the epistemic development and nature conservation communities. Stakeholder participation in initiating, designing or implementing institutions is clai...
Protected area governance, carbon offset forestry, and environmental (in)justice at Mount Elgon, Uganda
C. J. Cavanagh / University of East Anglia 2015
At Mount Elgon National Park in Uganda, local conservation authorities assert that a variety of benefit sharing schemes mitigate the negative consequences of exclusionary forest conservation and carbon sequestration for nearby communi...
Real-time evaluation of Norway's international climate and forest initiative. Literature review and programme theory.
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2016
The report presents findings of a baseline for a new wave of real time evaluation of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI). Two separate but closely connected studies have been conducted following an extens...
European forest ecosystems — State and trends
A. Bastrup-Birk / European Environment Agency 2016
Increasingly, strategies for the management and conservation of forest ecosystems need to deal with emerging challenges. The growing uncertainties with regard to climate change, and the rapidly changing social and environmental...
Human rights and resource conflicts in the Amazon
Rainforest Foundation Norway 2015
The Amazon comprises the largest tract of tropical rainforest in the world. Numerous indigenous peoples have traditionally inhabited this region, and 25 percent of its total land area is formally recognised as indigenous territories. ...
Spotlight on key publications: climate change adaptation in mountain ecosystems
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Mountain ecosystems in Central America and the Andean region play an important role in relation to economic activities, ecosystem services and cultural heritage in numerous Latin American countries. It is the mountains where the regio...
Impact Evaluation of the Central Visayas Regional Project Phase I (CVRP-I)
L.M. Peñalba; M.S. delos Angele; H.A. Francisco / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
The Central Visayas Regional Project Central Visayas Regional Project (CVRP) is a region-based rural development effort aimed at improving both the resource base and the living standards of small-scale upland farmers, nearshore fisher...
Off-site costs of soil erosion and watershed degradation in the Philippines: Sectoral impacts and tentative results
O. Saastamoinen / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
This paper introduces the approach, methodology, assumptions and tentative results of the nationwide off-site cost evaluation of Master Plan for Forestry Development. It also includes the technical contents of a Master Plan project pa...
Banning commercial foresting: what are the costs?
A.B. Inocencio / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
The Philippines' forest cover has suffered from massive denudation through the years due to uncontrolled and indiscriminate commercial logging. Because of this, calls for a total logging ban had been raised in various fora, including ...
Forest resource development in Korea
Korea Development Institute 2014
During the colonial period in the early 20th Century, around three years of the Korean War that broke out in 1950 after the establishment of the Republic of Korea in 1948 and the postwar period of political and social turmoil, the for...
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Climate and Land Use Alliance
The Climate and Land Use Alliance aims to "seeks to realize the potential of forested and agricultural landscapes to mitigate climate change, benefit people, and protect the environment."
WWF Brazil (WWF)
WWF Brazil is a Brazilian NGO, participant and an international network committed to nature conservation within the social and economic environment in Brazil.
Forestry Nepal
The Forestry Nepal website aims to facilitate online networking among Nepalese foresters, to provide a platform to share news and information and to promote forest science among the general public. The content on the community portal is produced by the Nepalese forestry community and the website is maintained by a voluntary group of foresters. The site includes a blog, forum, the possi...
The Open Forest Science Journal
The Open Forest Science Journal is an open access, peer reviewed  online journal which publishes research articles, reviews, letters and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of forest science. Topics covered in the journal include, forest ecology; conservation and management, tree genetics and physiology, wood quality and production, systems analysis and modeling and silvi...
Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF)
The Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) was launched in 2008 with a grant of £100 million from the governments of the UK and Norway to develop the capacity of the people and institutions of the Congo Basin to preserve and manage their forests. Increased logging, changing agricultural patterns, population growth and the oil and mining industries are all putting greater pressure on the area’s...
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) was established under the auspices of the United Nations in 1986 amidst increasing worldwide concern for the fate of tropical forests. While almost everyone was alarmed at the rate of deforestation occurring in many tropical countries, there was also considerable agreement that the tropical timber trade was one of the keys to economic developme...
Livelihoods and Forestry Programme (LFP)
The Livelihoods and Forestry Programme promotes more equitable, efficient, and sustainable use of forests by rural communities, focusing particularly on the needs of the 53% of households identified as being poor and socially excluded. The Livelihoods and Forestry Programme (LFP) is a bilateral aid programme of the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and the Government...
Oslo Climate and Forest Conference (OSFC)
Countries met in Oslo, Norway, in May 2010 to establish a global partnership to fight climate change. The main purpose of the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference was to enable effective, transparent and coordinated action on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries, called REDD+. The global forest partnership that was established in Oslo ma...
African Forestry Forum (AFF)
The African Forestry Forum (AFF) is an association of individuals who are committed to advancing the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for socio-economic wellbeing of its peoples and for the stability and improvement of its environment. The purpose of the forum is to provide a platform and create an enabling environment for independent and obje...
The Centre for People and Forests (RECOFTC)
Community forestry is widely acknowledged as a powerful solution for many of the challenges facing local people and the wider society, especially in improving rural livelihoods, enhancing community governance and empowerment, transforming forest-related conflict, protecting and enhancing the environment, and helping to fight climate change. As a capacity-building organisation, RECOFTC improves the...
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