So, who owns the forest?
This landmark study sets out the confusions and conundrums of forest tenure in Liberia today and develops clear recommendations towards solving potential conflicts over natural resources. It is essential reading for all those...
Seeing RED; avoided deforestation and rights issues
This briefing explains why the UNFCC Conference in Bali (December 2007) needs to answer certain important questions related to forest governance and forest peoples' rights before negotiating a post-2012 climate agreement that may...
Provoquer le changement - Un Kit d’outils pour les ONG africaines
Le présent Kit d’outils en matière de plaidoyer est élaboré à l’intention de toutes les ONG locales et nationales, environnementales et sociales, mais en particulier pour celles basées en Afrique de l’Ouest, car les études de cas...
Why Investment Matters: The Political Economy of International Investments
Investment is not just a blandly apolitical process by which money is mysteriously made to grow, but a process in which companies and governments define and redistribute access to assets, determining who accumulates wealth and at whose expense. This book, by Kavaljit Singh, aims to educate us how investment works, who the main players are and what trends are emerging.
On Shaky Ground: The involvement of civil society in the preparatory stage of the FLEGT support project
Telapak and FERN follow up the implementation of the FLEGT Support Project. This EC-funded project aims to tackle illegal logging and promote the role of forests in the sustainable development of Indonesia.
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The EUs impact on forests - A quick guide to the basics of EU lobbying
This booklet is a summary of FERN and Taiga Rescue Network's (TRN) publication: 'The EU's impact on forests: A practical guide to campaigning'. It provides an overview of the key points you need to know when starting a campaign at...
Forest governance in Malaysia, recommendations for a VPA
This report is one of a series looking at forest governance from an NGO perspective. Other reports in the same series cover Ghana and Democratic Republic of Congo. These countries are among a group of countries that are expected...
Gouvernance forestière en République démocratique du Congo
Le présent rapport fait partie d’une série de documents abordant la gouvernance forestière du point de vue des ONG. Cette série comporte d’autres rapports sur le Ghana et la Malaysie seulement disponibles en anglais.
Forest Governance in Ghana, recommendations for a VPA
This report is one of a series looking at forest governance from an NGO perspective, Other reports in the same series cover Democratic Republic of Congo and Malaysia.These countries are among a group of countries that are expected...