Facilitating agreements for community–private sector partnerships in forest landscapes in Lao PDR
This guide helps practitioners facilitate partnership agreements for the sustainable trade of forest products and/or services in the context of forest landscape restoration. These partnerships involve several parties, but the primary agreement remains between local communities and private sector actors operating in or around a forest.
Building and maintaining partnerships takes work and commitment. But these partnerships need to start out as equitable and fair agreements. This step-by-step guide for field practitioners is part of that commitment.