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Humanitarian News: Turning Point: What future for forest peoples and resources in the emerging world order?
As posted on Humanitarian News on March 6, 2012
The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) has released their 2011-2012 annual review on the state of rights and resources, TURNING POINT: What future for forest peoples and resources in the emerging world order? The full report is available for download here.
This report takes stock of the current status of forest rights and tenure globally, assesses the key issues and events of 2011 that shape possibilities to improve local rights and livelihoods, and identifies key questions and challenges that the world will face in 2012 and beyond.
Worldwide, the use and management of natural resources and systems of trade and governance have been in flux for years. Yet 2011 may well be remembered as the year of definitive turning points: it was a year when the shift in global political and economic power to emerging economies became clear; it was a year when the conventional economic paradigm recognized the increasing scarcity of natural resources; and it was a year when it became clear that national and global development requires[...]
Posted By Angela Strader at 12:05pm on March 06, 2012
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