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Perceptions of access and rights to forest land in indigenous and mestizo communities at the agricultural frontier: lessons for REDD+ governance in the BOSOWAS Biosphere reserve, NicaraguaThis REDD-net article provides a qualitative analysis of the perception and knowledge of representatives of mestizos and indigenous populations on the formal and informal rights to access and use of forest land in the Biosphere Reserve BOSA WAS (RBB) in Nicaragua.
Community involvement in monitoring, reporting and verification of REDD+ activities in East AfricaThis short article details the benefits of involving local communities in MRV in EAst Africa and highlghts what needs to be done to facilitate it, such as capacity building, establish clear standards, and linkages with existing systems.
Promoting and implementing REDD+ safeguards at national level in East AfricaThis paper reviews the state of play on safeguard regulations of a range of international institutions, the status of national policy frameworks in East Africa tosupport a safeguard implementation and insights into making safeguards work from a practitioner level in East Africa.
Going after adaptation co-benefits: a REDD+ programme in FijiFiji has an advanced REDD+ policy and planning process. By using REDD+ financing to conserve forests, Fiji is not only contributing to climate change mitigation but also to climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, sustainable land management, and biodiversity conservation, all of which have direct benefits for communities. In this 'inside story', Murray Ward of GTripleC, in associa...
Forests and climate change after Durban: an Asia-Pacific perspectiveIn February 2012, RECOFTC, FAO, and CoDe REDD, with support from GIZ-BMU, REDD-net, NORAD, ASFN,and SDC, brought together 13 climate change and forestry experts in Quezon City, Philippines, to discuss the implications on the forestry sector in the Asia-Pacific region of decisions taken at COP 17, held in Durban, South Africa, in November and December 2011. This booklet summarizes their...
CDKN Inside Story: Ecuador’s Socio Bosque ProgrammeEcuador’s Socio Bosque Programme has made strides in conserving forest and delivering vital economic benefits to communities and households, via its system of private conservation agreements.
REDD-Net Asia-Pacific Bulletin #2: The Role of Trust in REDD+As negotiations on the shape of REDD+ continue at national and global levels, REDD-Net’s network of civil society organizations has identified the issue of trust as a high priority for further examination. In this issue we explore the importance of trust in REDD+, why the success of REDD+ depends on trust, and how trust may need to come with its own set of warnings.
Climate change adaptation and mitigation in community managed forests: two sides of the same coinRegan Suzuki highlights the potential links between climate change adaptation and mitigation within community forestry, building on five case studies undertaken in South East Asia.
Adaptation Case Study in Thailand (Thai)Poverty and food insecurity, combined with a recent shift towards cash crops, make Ban Huay Win village particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Despite a number of development challenges, Ban Huay Win has multiple assets that can support adaptation efforts as well as potential carbon sequestration initiatives. The community places high value on the surrounding forests and lo...
Linking Adaptation and Mitigation through Community Forestry: Case Studies from AsiaGiven the role that forests play in mitigation and adaptation to climate change, there are potential synergies between REDD+ and the ability of populations to adapt to the impacts of climate change. As many countries in the region develop their national adaptation strategies, explicit incorporation of forests within these plans needs to be ensured. Conversely, mitigation activities such as RE...