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A case provides information on a particular instance of SFM application. This section includes all the cases available in the SFM Toolbox, they can be in form of publications, videos, audios, websites, etc.

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This manual collects information on forest nurseries and their main activities. A chapter is also dedicated to the quality of forest genetic material. The manual is available only in Spanish.
In 2006, the Little Saskatchewan River and Upper Assiniboine River conservation Districts were jointly designated the Water Planning Authority for the Arrow-Oak River Watershed as part of a larger initiative to complete Integrated Watershed Management Plans (IWMPs) on the upper reaches of the Assiniboine River. Through the input of technical experts,...
Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi is a video lecture series designed to be a primer on forest management for private landowners. Each of the 13 stand-alone videos address a topic from the Managing the Family Forest in Mississippi book, which can be downloaded at msucares.com. Viewers are encouraged to...
The aim of this report is to summarize the scope and scale of ASM in protected areas and critical ecosystems worldwide, describe its known effects, document and study attempted solutions, and offer an initial set of recommendations. While this report provides background on some of the current issues in the...
The remedy to poor governance starts with understanding where governance is weak. If we can measure forest governance, we can diagnose problems, advance reforms, and monitor their impacts. Forest governance comprises all the social and economic systems that affect how people interact with forests, including bureaucracies, laws, policies, traditional norms...
This report represents the updated version of the Bangladesh Country Investment Plan (CIP). The CIP is a country led planning, fund mobilization and alignment tool. It supports increased, effective public investment to increase and diversify food availability in a sustainable manner and improve access to food and nutrition security. Its...
Beacon food forest
08 June 2016
In Beacon Hill in Seattle, the neighborhood community has come together to build an urban food forest on seven acres of public land to grow their own organic food.
The objective of this study is twofold. The first is to examine existing arrangements for sharing benefits and extract insights from existing community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) arrangements that involve sharing benefits, specifically insights regarding how benefits are determined, how beneficiaries are identified, and how the set-up is influencing the...
Forest certification can be a useful instrument for minimizing negative environmental and social impacts of logging and for maintaining ecosystem services. Certified timber generally allows access to regional and international markets at a price generally higher than what is obtained through trade of ‘normal’ timber products. In the specific case...
Urbanization is proceeding quickly and more and more people live far removed from nature. Yet all over the world there are men and women who are still depending upon wildlife for survival, and their interactions with nature and wildlife form important elements of their cultures and lifestyles. Traditional and recreational...