Recognizing Indigenous and Community Rights
Recognizing Indigenous and Community Rights

This brief calculates the cost of securing Indigenous Peoples’ and community rights to the tropical forests where they live, noting that secure land tenure is a prerequisite for the success of climate, poverty reduction and ecosystem conservation initiatives.

Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change
Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

An analysis of the growing body of evidence linking community forest rights with healthier forests and lower carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from deforestation and forest degradation.

Lots of Words, Little Action
Lots of Words, Little Action

While there were many encouraging pronouncements in 2013—from courts, governments, and some of the world’s largest corporations —unfortunately, progress for community land rights on the ground remains very limited.

Re-envisioning REDD+
Re-envisioning REDD+

This chapter is based on the authors’ recent study for USAID on gender and REDD+ in the Asia region. The study aims at identifying and…