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Conference Proceeding
The “Participatory Action Research for Community Based Natural Resource Management” workshop was held on 22‐26 July, 2013 at Vietnam Forestry University. Two instructors from RECOFTC – The Centre for People and Forests, Dr Nguyen Quang Tan and Mr Ahmad Dhiaulhaq, 16 researchers and students of VFU and 5 local government forestry officers...
Policy Report
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) is monitoring the development of national REDD-plus systems in selected countries. This report provides a description and review of national REDD-plus readiness challenges, activities, and progress in Indonesia and Viet Nam, two countries that offer important contrasts for analytical inquiry...
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Policy Brief
IGES Policy Brief
Partly due to the worldwide upsurge in industrial demand for timber, the number of planted forests has increased ten-fold in the last 20 years. These planted forests currently comprise only about 5% of the world’s forest area, but supply 35% of industrial logs and have critical roles to play in releasing pressure on natural forests, mitigating...
Policy Report
This study examines two major transitions in forest governance - decentralisation and state-sponsored (formal) community forestry - with respect to whether they are opening spaces for communities to contribute to sustainable forest management. Our main thesis is that there is a need for democratic decentralisation in order to effectively re-engage...
Book Chapter

Local perspectives in protected area management

In The State of Environment in Asia
Policy Report
The goal of the Forest Conservation Project is to develop strategies for desirable forest conservation and sustainable forest management. Although many approaches should be taken into consideration to achieve this goal, the project has set a precise objective for its second phase of research (April 2001 to March 2004): to propose concrete measures...
Conference Proceeding
This workshop was organized jointly by NUOL (Department of Forestry, National University of Laos) and IGES. The main objectives were: 1) for the IGES forest conservation project to share its research results on Lao P.D.R. and Vietnam respectively; 2) for the participating experts and stakeholders to comment on and discuss the research results; and...