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Springer -17 hours ago

Operationalizing a Framework for Assessing the Enabling Environment for Community Forest Enterprises: A Case Study from Nepal

Abstract We demonstrate how Baynes et al.’s (Glob Environ Change 35:226–238, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.09.011) framework can be operationalized as a tool for identifying potential intervention points for supporting the tenure and governance-enabling environment for CFEs. We do so by applying the framework to a sample of CFUG-managed CFEs in Nepal to see h...

CBD -4 days ago

Human health linked to state of the oceans, says US researcher

Humankind is fundamentally connected to the ocean and we need to protect the health of the sea to protect our own health. That's the view of US ecologist Professor Phil Levin who was the keynote speaker at the three-day Transformed and Transformative Ocean Governance Conference in Port Elizabeth this week....

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Promoting a responsive state: The role of NGOs in decentralized forest governance in India.

Publication date: February 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 111Author(s): Divya Gupta, Sharachchandra Lele, Geetanjoy SahuAbstractCommunity Forest Resource (CFR) Rights recognized under India's Forest Rights Act transfers collective rights and responsibilities to forest dwelling communities for sustainable use of their customary forests. However, just like any other decentralization...

Springer -2 weeks ago

Sustainable Forest Management Beyond the Timber-Oriented Status Quo: Transitioning to Co-production of Timber and Non-wood Forest Products—a Global Perspective

Abstract Purpose of Review This review provides perspectives and insights of forest researchers from four continents representing a range of geo-regions, with examples from diverse and dynamic use of forest products that are undervalued and often misrepresented. A comprehensive discussion of the subject provides special attention to proper...

USFS -4 weeks ago

Implications of climate change for managing urban green infrastructure: an Indiana, US case study

Urban areas around the world are increasingly investing in networks of urban forests, gardens, and other forms of green infrastructure for their benefits, including enhanced livability, sustainability, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Proactive planning for climate change requires anticipating potential climate change impacts to green infrastructure and adjusting management strategies...

UBC Forestry -1 month ago

Associate Professor or Full Professor (tenure-track) in Urban Forestry (Deadline: February 15, 2020)

UBC Forestry invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor within the field of urban forestry. The successful candidate is expected to play a key role in the continued development and implementation of graduate and undergraduate Urban Forestry programs as well as develop a successful externally-funded research program focusing on urban ...

IISD -1 month ago

CIFOR Publication Analyzes SDGs for Forests and People

From the perspective of forests and people, the book examines the conditions that influence SDG implementation and prioritization and devotes a chapter to each of the 17 Goals. The authors recognize that the SDGs have “partially conflicting visions for forests and people,” making it necessary to set priorities and consider trade-offs in implementation and outcomes. Sustainable development at t...

IISD -1 month ago

IUFRO WFSE Publication Analyzes SDGs for Forests and People

From the perspective of forests and people, the book examines the conditions that influence SDG implementation and prioritization and devotes a chapter to each of the 17 Goals. The authors recognize that the SDGs have “partially conflicting visions for forests and people,” making it necessary to set priorities and consider trade-offs in implementation and outcomes. Sustainable development at t...

Elsevier -1 month ago

Improving forest governance or messing it up? Analyzing impact of forest carbon projects on existing governance mechanisms with evidence from India

Publication date: February 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 111Author(s): Ashish AggarwalAbstractThis research analyses the interactions and impacts of forest carbon projects on existing governance mechanisms viz. policies, institutions and implementation structures. It critically evaluates the assumption that forest carbon projects always result in improved governance of resources....

timberbiz -1 month ago

China’s trade with EU countries – key findings

The EU FLEGT Facility has issued a briefing note summarising an analysis of China’s trade with the European Union (EU) and Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) countries on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade from 2007 to 2017. Source: Timberbiz The analysis is reviewed in a report on ‘China’s Trade of Wood Products with EU, EU Member States, and VPA Countries’, compiled by Fore...

USFS -2 months ago

Putting the pieces together: Integration for forest landscape restoration implementation

The concept of forest landscape restoration (FLR) is being widely adopted around the globe by governmental, non‐governmental agencies, and the private sector, all of whom see FLR as an approach that contributes to multiple global sustainability goals. Originally, FLR was designed with a clearly integrative dimension across sectors, stakeholders, space and time, and in particular across the natur...

Elsevier -2 months ago

From global forest governance to domestic politics: The European forest policy reforms in Cameroon

Publication date: February 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 111Author(s): Sandrine Andong, Symphorien OngoloAbstractThis article's originality and major contribution lies in its empirical roots. Based on the case study of the European Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (VPA-FLEGT) in Cameroon, the paper questions what happens when global ...

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