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Improving grassroots equity in forests and climate change context: a training manual

July 2014

This training manual provides guidance to train grassroots facilitators to better engage all stakeholders and to promote equity in forest-based climate change and forest management practices and interventions. Its main premise is to extend the practice and process of active participation towards effective engagement, through which equity can be improved.


Innovations in Community Carbon Accounting and Forest-land Management in Karen Villages in Northern Thailand

June 2014

This research was conducted to develop methods for integrating simple scientific techniques with indigenous knowledge and best practices on locally appropriated adaptation and mitigation actions (LAAMAs) in forest land management and to initiate integrated forest-land-carbon management in two indigenous communities in Northern Thailand.


Current status of Social Forestry in climate change adaptation and mitigation in ASEAN region

May 2014

This report aims to update the initial Baseline Assessment on Social Forestry and Climate Change, published in 2010 by RECOFTC - The Center for People and Forests as part of its collaboration with the ASEAN Social Forestry Network.


Forest and climate change after Warsaw

April 2014

An Asia-Pacific perspective: Implications for the UNFCCC COP 19 on forest policy and practice


Mediating forest conflicts in Southeast Asia: Getting the positives out of conflicts over forests and land

April 2014

This issues paper is based on analysis of six conflict mediation cases in three countries in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand). The study aimed to increase the understanding of how mediation has been applied in transforming forest conflicts, including what factors led to the success and the challenges encountered.


Call for Action: Second Regional Forum for People and Forests

Date: 29 September 2011

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