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Forest Tenure


CIFOR -2 weeks ago

What future direction for forest tenure reform implementation in Indonesia?: Perspectives of national-level stakeholders

Key messages Taken together, forest tenure reform implementation in Lampung and Maluku provinces capture key issues common across different settings... The post What future direction for forest tenure reform implementation in Indonesia?: Perspectives of national-level stakeholders appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

Mongabay -2 weeks ago

In other news: Environmental stories from around the web, May 10, 2019

Tropical forests Climate change could wipe out the Bengal tigers of Bangladesh’s Sundarbans in the next few decades, a study suggests (The New York Times). The rights of women to landownership don’t always follow when collective tenure is granted (CIFOR Forests News). The head of a chocolate producer says cacao production isn’t causing Ghana’s staggering […]...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Principal-agent relationships in rural governance and benefit sharing in community forestry: Evidence from a community forest enterprise in China

Publication date: Available online 9 May 2019Source: Forest Policy and EconomicsAuthor(s): Zhang Yiwen, Shashi Kant, Jinlong LiuAbstractBefore the early 2000s, a considerable number of collective forests in China were managed by common-property community forest enterprises (CFEs), which allocated minimal revenue to villagers. Existing literature attributes farmers' limited access to CFE revenue to...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Timber Queensland welcomes Labor support for forestry

The Queensland timber industry has welcomed a number of important measures in the recent federal Labor policy package announced by Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Joel Fitzgibbon. Source: Timberbiz “The timber industry in Queensland directly supports over 10,000 jobs across the state and a further 15,000 indirect jobs. The Queensland industry also makes an economic cont...

DSB -4 weeks ago

Assistant Research Professor

The Forest and Wildlife Research Center/College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University is seeking to fill a 12-month, non-tenure track, full time, Assistant Research Professor Position with research, teaching and service responsibilities in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with expertise and high potential in the area of lum...

UN-REDD Programme -1 month ago

Nesting: Reconciling REDD+ at Multiple Scales

What is REDD+ nesting and why does it matter? There are as many drivers of deforestation and forest degradation that lead to forest emissions as there are ways to mitigate them. In a given area, various actors – from local communities to private companies – may all be engaged in actions that reduce emissions, from sustainable agricultural intensification to reforestation and forest restoratio...

UBC Forestry -1 month ago

Assistant/Associate Professor(s) in Silviculture (Deadline: May 17, 2019)

Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia Vancouver campus....

CIFOR -1 month ago

Regional and local perspectives on tenure insecurity in the Loreto and Madre de Dios regions of Peru

Key messages In Madre de Dios and Loreto, tenure security in native communities1 extends beyond the recognition and titling process.... The post Regional and local perspectives on tenure insecurity in the Loreto and Madre de Dios regions of Peru appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

IUFRO -2 months ago

Assistant/Associate Professor(s) in Silviculture // 17 May 2019

Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia Vancouver campus. These new faculty hires will continue to develop, and expand, forest management and operations leadership at UBC through focusing on provincial, national and international silviculture teaching and research. The first posit...

CIFOR -2 months ago

Well-meaning tenure reforms can’t quash land conflicts

A multi-country study calls for government action to defend forest title rights ...

CIFOR -2 months ago

Tenure Security and Forest Landscape Restoration: Results from exploratory research in Boeny, Madagascar

Madagascar aims to restore 4 million ha of degraded forests by 2030 under the Bonn Challenge. Chief among the constraints... The post Tenure Security and Forest Landscape Restoration: Results from exploratory research in Boeny, Madagascar appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

Springer -2 months ago

South Carolina forestland owners’ willingness to accept compensations for carbon sequestration

Abstract Background Carbon sequestration through recommended forest management practices is an ecosystem service that helps mitigate climate change and its impacts while generating carbon credits for forestland owners to sell in cap-and-trade programs. The California’s cap-and-trade program (California’s carbon market hereafter) ...