Forest Policy

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Discussion Paper
Author:
Nguyen Quang Tan
This report provides an analysis of the PES Pilot in Lam Dong province. It considers the market, policy and governance drivers in the Pilot area that contribute to deforestation and forest degradation, the strategies that the Pilot sets out to deal with these drivers, as well as the process of designing the Pilot. The analysis concluded that the...
Working Paper
Author:
Amanda Bradley
From Foreword: The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Forest Conservation Team is monitoring the development of national systems to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation and enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+). This report on national REDD+ readiness activities, progress and challenges in Cambodia is part of a...
Working Paper
This paper discusses the policy and implementation context of the REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) demonstration activity in Ulu Masen in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is argued that the slow endorsement of the demonstration activity by the Indonesian government may be due to mistiming in relation to the...
Policy Brief
This policy brief includes a comparative analysis between Japan's public timber procurement policy and those of several European countries. In addition to identifying a set of elements that public timber procurement policies must include to favour legal and sustainable timber, it provides recommendations for further strengthening Japan's policy on...
Policy Report
This report presents the results of IGES research on public timber procurement policy to date. It includes a comparative analysis between Japan’s policy and those of several European countries. In addition to providing recommendations for further strengthening Japan’s policy, the report identifies a generic set of elements that public timber...
Conference Paper

The "Slippage" Implementation of Forest Policies by Local Officials: A Case Study of the Protected Areas of Savannakhet Province in Lao P.D.R

The Proceeding of 1st International conference of Lao Studies
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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Forest research
Currently, many researchers argue in favor of decentralization, as it facilitates more locally based and innovative forest policy. However, many local government administrations, especially those of municipalities, lack sufficient resources to function efficiently under a decentralized regime. There is an urgent need to reassess administrative...
Research Report
This book is a compilation of the results of strategic policy research carried out by the Forest Conservation Project of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), between 1998 and 2002. The project's main purpose is to shed light on measures to conserve biodiversity and use forests sustainably, particularly in the Asia-Pacific...