Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

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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 study examines the effectiveness of the SANParks management strategy for ensuring sustainable use and providing resource users with socio-economic benefits. It does so by examining three case studies on plant use in national parks with regard to the development of criteria and indicators for monitoring resource use, and the...
The aim of this working paper is to provide a global overview and up‑to‑date profile of REDD+ benefit‑sharing mechanisms, and to analyse the political‑economic factors influencing their design and setting. The analysis draws primarily on a review of existing benefit‑sharing mechanisms for REDD+ and natural forest management, namely fund‑based approaches,...
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.
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...
Asaph is a traditional hunter and wildlife conservationist living in the Rupununi. Fish and wildlife are an integral part of the indigenous culture and diet in this region of Guyana, which borders Brazil and Venezuela. However, threats to the Rupununi’s rich biodiversity are increasing as the area becomes more accessible...
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...
Brazil is vulnerable to climate change due to its complex, biologically diverse ecosystems, especially the Brazilian Amazon, which covers an area that is roughly the size of Western Europe. The annual deforestation rate in Brazil’s Amazon plunged from nearly 11,000 square miles in 2004 to 1,700 square miles in 2012...
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.