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- March 19, 2018
Cecile Ndjebet of the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF), an agronomist and social forester, as...
- March 2, 2018
This month, in celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), we put a strong focus on FTA’s gender research and...
- March 1, 2018
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has been furthering gender integration and gender-responsive research by deepening conceptual and...
- March 1, 2018
Despite challenges from both the land and society, women in Kenya are taking control of their farms, with impressive...
- February 20, 2018
Interventions to strengthen forest conservation in tropical biomes face multiple challenges. Insecure land tenure and unequal benefit sharing within forest user groups are two of the most important. Using original household-level survey data from 130 villages in six countries, we assess how current wealth inequality relates to tenure security and benefit flows from forest use. We find that villages with
- February 12, 2018
A recent study, focusing on national and district-level government officials involved in forest tenure reform implementation processes in Uganda, has highlighted key challenges and opportunities for future improvements. Analysis of responses shows that: As reforms responded to a need for sustainable forest management and livelihood improvements, activities leant towards forest protection, rather than strengthening and securing community forest tenure rights.