RECOFTC
Stories
Talk of the Forest
Nearly 80 percent of Cambodians live in rural areas and depend on forests to survive. However, Cambodia’s forests and their livelihoods are...
Talk of the Forest
A Karen community in northern Thailand has developed a sustainable ecotourism model in Doi Inthanon National Park that respects their rights and...
Talk of the Forest
Young Thai reporters discover how strong forest governance helps to overcome poverty and social justice, protect biodiversity and fight climate...
Perspectives
It was a historic year for Nepal in 2017. And I happened to be in the country conducting community consultations on community forestry. More than...
Notes from the Field
Forest degradation is the second highest contributor to climate change after fossil fuel burning. Forests, the world carbon storehouse, can support...
Practitioner's Insights
Climate change was a key focus of this year’s World Economic Forum annual meeting, held in Davos, Switzerland from 21—24 January. The 2020 theme,...
Talk of the Forest
WAVES - Weaving leadership for gender equality is a RECOFTC-led initiative that promotes gender leadership in natural resource management across...
Talk of the Forest
In Cambodia it is common to hear only men speak about forests and natural resource management. That’s because for generations, forestry institutions...
Notes from the Field
There is an old Japanese proverb that has reverberated in my head since childhood. “The nail that sticks out gets hammered down,” underlies a common...