Community forestry in Asia and the Pacific: Pathway to inclusive development

November 2013

This report reflects analysis of the current situation of community forestry in the Asia–Pacific region. The study indicates that people will conserve biodiversity, reduce deforestation and manage forests sustainably when they derive regular benefits from them and when they are empowered to participate in decision-making processes regarding those forests.

Authors: Thomas Sikor, David Gritten, Julian Atkinson, Bao Huy, Ganga Ram Dahal, Khwanchai Duangsathaporn, Francis Hurahura, Khamla Phanvilay, Ahmad Maryudi, Juan Pulhin, Mark Anthony Ramirez, Saw Win, Sumei Toh, Justine Vaz, Tol Sokchea, Srey Marona, and Zhao Yaqiao.

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