RECOFTC
Stories
Talk of the Forest
Earlier this week, I was fortunate to participate in the opening of the 5th Annual Student Debate on forests and sustainable cities hosted by RECOFTC...
In Focus
The inclusion of such mandates on gender equality signals an increasing awareness and acknowledgment that we as the development community need to...
Practitioner's Insights
One of RECOFTC’s core values revolves around engaging multiple actors in a participatory approach to sustainable community forestry, and here at Lao...
In Focus
With commitments in place including the Bonn Challenge to restore 150 million hectares and the APEC 2020 Goal to boost forest cover by 20 million...
Notes from the Field
In the pursuit of equality, securing the right to govern one’s land is an imperative step. The implications of doing so are vital: the subsequent...
Talk of the Forest
On the 10th of December 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR sets out the inalienable...
Notes from the Field
Carbon assessments in Northern Thailand have proved instrumental to communities advocating for the protection of their forests. Communities in Chiang...
Stories of Change
Over half of the world’s land area is managed through customary, community-based tenure systems by local and indigenous communities that depend on...
Notes from the Field
A key challenge for scaling up community forestry is how to make community forests economically viable. One way to overcome this challenge is to...