Forests and People: Property, Governance, and Human Rights
Thomas Sikor and Johannes Stahl (eds)
Earthscan (July 2011) | ISBN: 9781849712804

This book presents an analysis of the rights-based agenda in forestry, connecting it with existing work on tenure reform, governance rights and cultural rights. Based on presentations at a workshop on forest rights held in 2009 at the University of California, Berkeley, its chapters address: global forest tenure; indigenous peoples’ rights and the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Human Rights System; human rights-based approaches to conservation; affirmative policy and implications for REDD; advancing human rights through community forestry in Nepal; forest devolution and social differentiation in Vietnam; the challenges of a rights-based approach to conservation in Indonesia; rights evolution and contemporary forest activism in England; traditional Native American gathering rights; what authorities recognize forest people’s rights; political strategies; and a conclusion on forest rights in times of REDD+. Purchase the book from Earthscan …