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Responsible forest governance and forest tenure security are crucial in helping to reduce deforestation, combat climate change, and sustain the planet.

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Scaling Tenure Security

Sustaining and Scaling Tenure to Land and Forests: Challenges and Opportunities to achieve sustainable solutions at scale

4 July 2022

LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary   With barely eight years left to reach the UN SD 2030 Goals, an acceleration of the process of securing and sustaining tenure rights is required. The focus of the land and forest governance sector should turn to scale approaches and…

NA passes Bill for effective conservation and management of natural resources

27 June 2022

The National Assembly (NA) on June 24 adopted the Forest and Nature Conservation Bill of Bhutan 2021 with 38 ‘Yes’, and two “ No” votes and two abstained. Chairperson of the Environment and Climate Change Committee, Gyem Dorji, said that the Act, which was enacted in 1995, was not amended for more…

Hundreds of Ede families in Vietnam demonstrate to demand land from forestry company

1 June 2022

Main photo: A screenshot of a video of villagers in Lang village, Ea Pok town, Cu Mgar district in south-central Vietnam's Dak Lak province who have been proesting since mid-May to reclaim about 40 hectares of arable land from a forestry company. (Protesters' Facebook page). Hundreds of ethnic…

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Governance of forests and its impact on the persistence and re-emergence of forest patches: An archetype approach

1 July 2022

Studies in forestry have predominantly focused on the degradation of forests, with significant policy attention across the global and national levels. Despite reported increases in deforestation in tropical forests (Wimberly et al. 2022) , there is scattered evidence of forest resurgence around the…

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3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021

3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum

26 May 2021

   Home       Agenda       Speakers      Voices       REGISTER!        State of Land in the Mekong Region        Land tenure in Mekong forest landscapes: advancing the recognition of customary rights and responsible investment practices Online  26-27 May 2021 Recent global disruptions…