Community forestry archive

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    How Liberian community forestry laws are empowering women

    Law and Policy Advisor Caroline Haywood examines how Liberian community forestry laws are empowering women.

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    Empowering communities in forestry laws key to stopping global deforestation

    Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth have released findings that demonstrate how important the right legal framework is for creating successful community forest systems.

  • ‘Communities can help forests thrive’: interview with Nathalie Faure

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    How community forests are thriving in Tanzania

    To combat deforestation, community-based forest management was introduced in 2002 to reduce deforestation and improve the livelihoods of local people.

  • Strengthening laws to develop Gabon community forest management

    As Gabon revises its forest laws, ClientEarth has published two reports demonstrating how the country’s legal framework can promote community-based forest management.

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    What can we learn from community forests in Nepal?

    In this article, Forests Law and Policy Advisor and Community Forestry Lead, Nathalie Faure, shares lessons she learned about community forestry on a recent trip to Nepal.

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    Helping create a model of community forestry in the Republic of Congo

    Our Forests Law and Policy Advisor, Tanja Venisnik, talks about our current work in Congo, including community forestry and a field mission to the Sangha region.

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    Legal frameworks on community-based forest management in five Congo Basin countries

    ClientEarth has developed a table of legal frameworks to compare models of community-based forestry in five Congo Basin countries.

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    Discussing forest governance with parliamentarians in Republic of Congo

    Parliamentarians from the Republic of Congo met with members of Congolese civil society and ClientEarth at the Ministry of Justice in February for a roundtable discussion on forest conversion and community forestry.