When: 9 – 13 December 2013
Where: Bangkok, Thailand; Siem Riep, Cambodia
Enrollment Deadline: 30 October 2013
Course Fee: USD 1,600 per person
Climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts can increase the risk for conflict over forests and land, particularly when new policies affect tenure arrangements and rights. Newly introduced climate-related measures have led to increased claims over forests and land. Especially with the expected progress of REDD+ in the coming years, attention must be paid to multiple stakeholder interests, and the potential conflicts that may arise over forestlands.
This five-day course explores this nexus of forestry and conflict management in the context of climate change. Putting people at the heart of forest management, the course aims to build the capacity of forest sector stakeholders and conflict management practitioners to prevent and manage conflict in support of community forestry development.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Representatives from government, NGOs, industry, and academia who are:
The course will be built around the following pillars:
A wide range of methods will be used, including examination of case studies, group discussions, role-play, expert presentations, and a field visit to a site where climate change mitigation is piloted.
Experienced trainers from RECOFTC and local trainers will facilitate the course activities.
To book your place in this course or for more information, please contact:
Ms. Leela Wuttikraibundit
RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests
PO Box 1111 Kasetsart Post Office Bangkok 10903, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)2 940 5700 Ext. 1234 Fax: +66 (0)2 561 4880