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  1. Lessons from Forest Decentralization

    Money, Justice and the Quest for Good Governance in Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Carol Colfer Pierce J, Ganga Dahal Ram, Doris Capistrano

    The decentralization of control over the vast forests of the world is moving at a rapid pace, with both positive and negative ramifications for people and forests themselves. The fresh research from a host of Asia-Pacific countries described in this book presents rich and varied experience with...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Collaborative Governance of Tropical Landscapes

    Edited by Carol J Pierce Colfer, Jean-Laurent Pfund

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    This book provides a novel approach to governance relating to biodiversity and human well-being in complex tropical landscapes, including forests and protected areas. It focuses attention at the interface between communities and the landscape level, building on interdisciplinary research conducted...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Human Health and Forests

    A Global Overview of Issues, Practice and Policy

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    Hundreds of millions of people live and work in forests across the world. One vital aspect of their lives, yet largely unexamined, is the challenge of protecting and enhancing the unique relationship between the health of forests and the health of people. This book, written for a broad audience, is...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Decentralization

    Forests, Power and People

    By Doris Capistrano

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    'Around the world, people are struggling to find ways to get local governments and communities more involved in managing their own forests, while still protecting national and global interest. It is not easy. Some of the sharpest thinkers, movers and shakers concerned with this issue share their...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Equitable Forest

    "Diversity, Community, and Resource Management"

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer

    While there continues to be refinement in defining and assessing sustainable management, there remains the urgent need for policies that create the conditions that support sustainability and can halt or slow destructive practices already underway. Carol Colfer and her contributors maintain that...

    Published November 8th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Which Way Forward

    "People, Forests, and Policymaking in Indonesia"

    By Carol J. Pierce Colfer

    Indonesia contains some of Asia?s most biodiverse and threatened forests. The challenges result from both long-term management problems and the political, social, and economic turmoil of the past few years. The contributors to Which Way Forward? explore recent events in Indonesia, while focusing on...

    Published February 13th 2002 by Routledge

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