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Issue date: 
June 24, 2011

Community involvement key to forest management

BRUNEI'S forestry official yesterday stressed the importance of the involvement of local community and not only rely on the government in a bid to promote sustainable forest management and easing reliance.

Mahmud Yussof , acting director of Forestry, made this statement as senior officials attending the fifth meeting of the Asean Social Forestry Network (ASFN) yesterday discussed common understanding to forward sustainable forest management in the region.

Issue date: 
July, 2011

Workshop on Private sector engagement on REDD+ in Lao PDR

In the last months, the Government of Lao PDR received proposals from numerous private enterprises seeking to develop forest carbon projects in Laos.

Issue date: 
June, 2011

Draft Framework for Sharing Approaches for Better Multi-stakeholder Participation Practices

Many countries are beginning to engage stakeholders in domestic REDD+ decision-making processes, often with support from bilateral, multilateral and non-governmental initiatives.

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16 Jun 11

Carbon rich forests focus of UN plans - study reveals bigger picture

A CQUniversity researcher has spent the past two and half years investigating ways to reduce carbon emissions to positively impact on climate change, while reducing poverty in developing countries.

PhD researcher Thakur Bhattarai has been looking into the impact of carbon trading on developing countries and hopes to convince governments on policies that will maintain the integrity of forests and improve the well-being of forest communities.

Issue date: 
16 June 2011

Understanding forest-dependency for REDD+

Issue date: 
31 May 2011

Community forestry plan unveiled

The Forestry Administration yesterday launched a new US$3.8 million project to conserve forests in four provinces in the Cardamom region through sustainable community forestry.

Kampong Speu, Kampong Chhnang, Pursat and Battambang provinces have been targeted because they contain forests with “globally significant biodiversity … and at the same time act as major carbon reserves”, yet face threats from logging and land concessions, according to an official summary of the project plan.

Issue date: 
June 21, 2011

FAO steps up for Small loggers Association

Ten forested communities, among them Muritaro, Aranaputa, and Bethany, yesterday signed the support US$50,000 agreement between the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the Guyana Forestry Commission and the Forestry Training Centre Incorporated under the National Forest Programme Facility.
The three-year project, “Capacity Building of Small Loggers’ Associations” is not only geared at forest resources but provide training for villagers to generate income in alternative ventures such as craft and poultry.

Issue date: 
15 June 2011

Misconceptions about forest-dwellers overturned

Forests are vital to the livelihoods of millions of people in developing countries, providing on average more than one-fifth of their annual income, according to data presented today at a meeting in London.

Issue date: 
15 June 2011

Putting people at the centre of forest law-making is essential

Issue date: 
June 12, 2011

Environment versus economy: local communities find economic benefits from living next to conservation areas


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by Dr. Radut