Respecting rights, delivering development : forest tenure reform since Rio 1992

Abstract: Research shows that where the rights of Indigenous Peoples and communities are recognized, their territories and community-managed forests outperform public protected areas in preventing deforestation and ensuring conservation. Most of the progress occurred in Latin America.


Source(s): , 15 p., ill., graphs, map

Published: 2012 Rights and resources initiative (RRI), Washington, DC (English



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