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As tenure laws change in Maluku, Indonesia, work is underway to recognize customary rights to forests. Researchers are using a participatory mapping technique to work with communities and their customary leaders to facilitate tenure reform that benefits forests and people. Read more on CIFOR’s Forests News: […to-the-community?fnl=en]
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In Maluku, Indonesia, a traditional land management system known as ‘sasi’ ensures a sustainable supply of forest products like cacao, resin, coffee and fruit. By tying branches together in a certain way, or marking a tree with a crucifix, people who make ‘sasi’ let others know when forest products are off-limits, and when they are ready to be harvested. Read more on CIFOR’s Forests News: […ustainable-taboo?fnl=en]
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Uganda has embarked on a program of forest tenure reform since 2003, with the aim of reducing forest loss, promoting sustainable forest management, improving local livelihoods and boosting the national economy. The program opens opportunities to formalize customary rights to forests, though progress is ongoing to make the changes in practice, according to research conducted as part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform, led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)....
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Uganda has embarked on a program of forest tenure reform since 2003, with the aim of reducing forest loss, promoting sustainable forest management, improving local livelihoods and boosting the national economy. Changes to law have introduced a number of tenure arrangements that did not exist previously, but progress is ongoing to apply the reforms in practice, according to research conducted as part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform, led by the Center for International Forestry...
Achieving tenure security in Uganda CIFOR - Videos - 1 day ago
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Uganda has embarked on a program of forest tenure reform since 2003, with the aim of reducing forest loss, promoting sustainable forest management, improving local livelihoods and boosting the national economy. A number of forest tenure arrangements are now available, but challenges remain to achieving tenure security for forest user communities, according to research conducted as part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform, led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)....
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Uganda has embarked on a program of forest tenure reform since 2003, with the aim of reducing forest loss, promoting sustainable forest management, improving local livelihoods and boosting the national economy. As part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform led by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), researchers have found that one challenge to equitable tenure reform is ensuring the rights of women to land and forests. Read more on CIFOR’s Forests News: https://forestsnews.cifor.org/53519/in-uganda-change-is-afoot-for-rights-to-forests?fnl=en
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A multi-stakeholder colloquium was held on 22 November 2017 in Kampala, Uganda, to discuss results so far in a study of land and tenure reform in the country. The research forms part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform, with simultaneous work ongoing in Uganda, Indonesia and Peru. In this interview, Acting Vice President and Member of the Advisory Committee for the Uganda Forestry Association, Rachel Musoke, speaks about the challenge of building community understanding of sustainable...
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A multi-stakeholder colloquium was held on 22 November 2017 in Kampala, Uganda, to discuss results so far in a study of land and tenure reform in the country. The research forms part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform (GCS-Tenure), with simultaneous work ongoing in Uganda, Indonesia and Peru. In this interview, Justine Namaalwa from Makerere University, as a research partner in the GCS-Tenure study in Uganda, talks about the importance of formalizing communities’ informal rights...
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A multi-stakeholder colloquium was held on 22 November 2017 in Kampala, Uganda, to discuss results so far in a study of land and tenure reform in the country. The research forms part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform, with simultaneous work ongoing in Uganda, Indonesia and Peru. In this interview, Director of the National Forestry Resources Research Institute in Uganda, Hillary Agaba, highlights the implications of research results for forest tenure reforms and, ultimately, livelihoods....
Patrick_3 Levi Etwodu CIFOR - Videos - 2 days ago
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A multi-stakeholder colloquium was held on 22 November 2017 in Kampala, Uganda, to discuss results so far in a study of land and tenure reform in the country. The research forms part of a Global Comparative Study on Forest Tenure Reform, with simultaneous work ongoing in Uganda, Indonesia and Peru. In this interview, Levi Etwodu, Director of Natural Forests for the National Forests Authority in Uganda, raises the importance of involving stakeholders from all sectors in the forest tenure reform process....

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