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Global forest governance and climate change

Complete Title: 
Global forest governance and climate change : interrogating representation, participation, and decentralization
Non IUCN Publication

This edited collection assesses governance in forestry programmes and projects, including REDD+ governance. It examines political representation, participation and decentralisation in forest governance, providing insight as to how forest governance arrangements can be responsive to the socio-economic interests of local people and communities who live adjacent to and depend on forests. Global Forest Governance and Climate Change argues that inclusive complementary representation of local communities is required for strong participatory processes and democratic decentralisation of forest governance. Responsiveness to local people’s socio-economic interests in forestry initiatives require paying attention to not just the hosting of participatory meetings and activities, but also to the full cast of appointed, self-authorized, and elected representative agents that stand, speak, and act for local people.

S.l. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
Physical Description: 
xxi, 322p. : ill., maps
Publication Year: 

Chapters include endnotes and bibliographic references

Record created: 2018/05/24
Record updated: 2020/04/10