Co-Chairs’ Summary: Scoping Dialogue on Land and Forest Tenure Reform

Despite decades of work on forest policy, The Forests Dialogue’s (TFD) initiatives continue to face the question: who should own and control forests? Across the world, insecure tenure to land and forests threatens the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the people who depend on them. Resolving tenure can avert conflict, ensure equity, and sustain ecological integrity.