RECOFTC
Stories
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...
Stories of Change
Taking a landscape approach in implementing activities is central to RECOFTC’s upcoming strategic plan. A landscape approach focuses on stakeholders...
Perspectives
Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) is based on principles of self-determination. It underpins the collective right of indigenous peoples and...
Stories of Change
The livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people in the Asia-Pacific region are dependent upon forest resources. Their livelihoods are strongly...
Stories of Change
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) offers a way to restore both degraded forests as well as the surrounding degraded landscape whilst offering...
Stories of Change
While there are a number of legal entitlements for women to assert their voices in forest decision-making processes, land rights advocacy groups are...