A panel on the rural development choices facing leaders of developing countries. Hosted by RRI and Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) on February 5, 2013 at Royal Society, London.
Sam Nguiffo Centre for Development and Environment (CED), Cameroon
Cecile Ndjebet Cameroon Ecology, Cameroon
Li Ping Landesa, China
José Suárez (ESP) Proceso de Comunidades Negras (PCN), Colombia
Víctor López (ESP) Ut’z Che’, Guatemala
Madhu Sarin Campaign for Survival and Dignity, India
Myrna Safitri Epistema Institute, Indonesia
Francis Colee Green Advocates, Liberia
Julie Weah Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI), Liberia
Bharat Pokharel Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Nepal
Naya Paudell Forest Action, Nepal
REFACOF Video on Ndokohi (Cameroon)'s women adapting to climate change through sustainable and green business initiatives.
(Preview in Spanish) In commemoration of Earth day, on April 22 Greenpeace and National Geographic presented "La Revolución Forestal" on television in Mexico. The video traces Greenpeace and National Geographic on their trip through four forest communities around the country in order to show how community forest management can help stop deforestation and allow the country to witness a true forest revolution. The full video shows that felling trees in a controlled manner is an effective solution to preserve forests and improve the quality of life of forest dwellers.
Full length video from the RRI panel event held on February 1, 2012 at the London Royal Society. At the event RRI released its 2011-2012 annual review on the state of rights and resources titled, TURNING POINT: What future for forest peoples and resources in the emerging world order?
The event also featured reports from RRI Fellow Liz Alden Wily titled, Rights to Resources in Crisis: Reviewing the fate of customary tenure in Africa.
The Rights and Resources Initiative released TURNING POINT: What future for forest peoples and resources in the emerging world order? at a panel event in London on February 1, 2012.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.
Past video coverage: 4th RRI Dialogue, April 2010, Stationers' Hall, London