Locally controlled forests involve one billion people and one quarter of the world‘s forests, providing $75 - $100 billion per year in goods and services and a broad range of other economic, environmental, social, cultural and spiritual benefits.
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) held a four day multi-stakeholder Field Dialogue on Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry (ILCF) in Mombasa, Kenya from 29th November to 2nd December. This dialogue was the sixth in this Initiative, which began with a scoping dialogue in Brussels (2009), followed by three field dialogues (Panama, Nepal and Macedonia), and an investors dialogue (London).
This paper was prepared for The Forest Dialogue’s (TFD) multi-stakeholder field dialogue to be held at Mombasa, Kenya from 29 November to 2 December 2010 as part of its dialogue initiative on Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry (ILCF). In this undertaking the TFD is working in collaboration with the Growing Forest Partnerships.
The Forests Dialogue, Kemitraan, Scale Up and Forest Peoples Programme held a four day field dialogue on Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Pekanbaru, Riau Province on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
This document was created to provide a background on Cambodia’s history and progress related to REDD+, specifially for the participants of The Forests Dialogue REDD Readiness discussion in Siem Reap, Cambodia in November of 2010.
This short briefing paper has been written just to convey some basic information about the country and the area to be visited by this field dialogue to help people understand some of the complexity and challenges.
The Forests Dialogue (TFD) held a two-day multi-stakeholder dialogue on Investing in Locally Controlled Forestry (ILCF) in London on 24–25 May, 2010.
This paper offers basic information regarding the framework required to develop and
implement activities for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation
(REDD) in Ecuador. It was prepared as a guideline for the participants in the “Fourth
REDD Readiness Dialogue”, to be held on June 15 to 18 in the provinces of Orellana and
This paper aims to find common ground between forest rights-holders and investors, in order to improve the prospects of attracting productive investment into the locally controlled forestry sector. It attempts to unpack the issues that concern all stakeholders and identify the pre-conditions, obstacles and opportunities that define the investor’s experience.
The Forests Dialogue held a two-day Scoping Dialogue on Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in New Haven, CT, USA on 13–14 April 2010.