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Policy Report
The guidelines and recommendations for promoting local participation in forest management for Indonesia, Lao P.D.R. and Far East Russia, as the outcome of the second phase research (FY2001-FY2003) of the IGES Forest Conservation Project.This guidelines and recommendations consist of (i) village action guidelines (VAG) for villagers and other...
Policy Report
Laos is a country in transition to a market economy, and specific features concerning the forestry sector there include (1) the development of mechanisms to implement a new legal system governing forestry, and (2) recent actions and trends in efforts to transfer the responsibility of forest management to the local people.The promotion of...
Policy Report
The aim of this interim country report is to disseminate the results of the activities from the second fiscal year of the second phase, on the Russian Far East, and to provide the basis for discussions on developing guidelines and recommendations for participatory forest management.Under the former USSR, local people were separated from forest...
Policy Report
Editor:
Devung, G. Simon
Collaborative research reports regarding local participation in forest management in Indonesia, especially useful reference to gain a deeper understanding of the current situation in West Kutai, Indonesia.This report is the result of collaborative research conducted in Indonesia from 2001 to 2003 by IGES, the Center for Social Forestry (CSF) of...
Policy Report
This report is a compilation of the policy trends in Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Cambodia, Thailand and Mongolia. It aims to disseminate information on aspects of our research activities to all interested parties, as well as to provide a basis for discussion on the further development of guidelines and recommendations to promote the participation of...
Non Peer-reviewed Article

Interview: Why are tropical forests being destroyed?

In Asia Pacific Perspective, Japan+
Makoto Inoue is involved in the search for the reasons. He has lived with local farming communities on the island of Borneo, where the studied the ways in which the tripical forests are being used and listened to the viewpoints of the local people. He talks about what is required now to prevent the extinction of the tropical forests.
Policy Report
Author:
Kotphathoum
Thananh
This report is one of the results of research conducted jointly by the Faculty of Forestry, the National University of Laos and the Forest Conservation Project, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (Japan) between September 2001 and March 2004. It aims to contribute towards developing effective village action guidelines (VAG), local...
Policy Report

Guidelines for Lao P.D.R.

Author:
Morimoto,Takashi
Miyuki
Ishikawa
Thananh Kotpathoum
Boonthavy Douangphosy
Kaisone Pengsopha
Somsy Gnophanxay
Khamvieng Xayabouth
Kheungkham Keonuchan
Matsumoto Satoru