Tropical Forest Update

Owning forest in Asia

Forest-tenure reform is coming to Asia. It has already arrived in China—there, 58% of forests are now owned by communities. Asiawide, just under one-quarter of the total forest estate is owned by communities and indigenous groups, and another 3% is designated for use by them

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  • Keynote address

    Kuntoro Mangkusubroto Land and forest-tenure reforms are key to implementing a climate-change-sensitive development agenda in Indonesia
  • Changing agencies

    Public forest agencies face many issues in managing, fostering and adapting to changes in forest tenure Public forest agencies face many issues in managing, fostering and adapting to changes in forest tenure
  • Maps of the people, for the people

    Experts held a roundtable discussion of community participation in spatial planning and the mapping of forest rights
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