Forest Ownership Rights can Improve Peoples’ Livelihoods | WWF

Forest Ownership Rights can Improve Peoples’ Livelihoods



Posted on 13 July 2011
From FAO: Reforming forest tenure systems and securing forest ownership rights can significantly improve peoples’ livelihoods and enable them to gain income from forest products, said FAO in a newly published guide, Reforming Forest Tenure. “The continuing demand for land, weak governance in many countries, and emerging global challenges such as climate change increase the urgency of addressing forest tenure reform,” said Eva Muller, FAO’s Chief Forest Policy Officer. Read more...