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The Evolution of Forest Producer Associations and Their Current Role in REDD+: Case Studies from Quintana Roo, Mexico

Hajjar, Reem, and Robert A. Kozak. “The Evolution of Forest Producer Associations and Their Current Role in REDD+: Case Studies from Quintana Roo, Mexico.” Land Use Policy 60 (2017): 373-83. Science Direct. Web. Abstract Forest associations (secondary-level institutions that support …

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Bridging the Practitioner-Researcher Divide: Indicators to Track Environmental, Economic, and Sociocultural Sustainability of Agricultural Commodity Production

Rasmussen, Laura Vang, Rosina Bierbaum, Johan A. Oldekop, and Arun Agrawal. “Bridging the Practitioner-Researcher Divide: Indicators to Track Environmental, Economic, and Sociocultural Sustainability of Agricultural Commodity Production.” Global Environmental Change 42 (2017): 33-46. Science Direct. Web. Abstract Agricultural systems, with …

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Governing Restoration: Strategies, Adaptations and Innovations for Tomorrow’s Forest Landscapes

Wilson, Sarah Jane, and Dominique Cagalanan. “Governing Restoration: Strategies, Adaptations and Innovations for Tomorrow’€™s Forest Landscapes.” World Development Perspectives 4 (2016): 11-15. ScienceDirect. Web. Abstract Governance structures are urgently needed to promote forest landscape restoration (FLR). In light of recent …

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Adaptation by Stealth: Climate Information Use in the Great Lakes Region Across Scales

Rasmussen, Laura Vang, Christine J. Kirchhoff, and Maria Carmen Lemos. “Adaptation by Stealth: Climate Information Use in the Great Lakes Region Across Scales.” Climatic Change (2016): 1-15. Springer Link. Web. Abstract While there has been considerable focus on understanding barriers …

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Communal Management as a Strategy for Restoring Cloud Forest Landscapes in Andean Ecuador

Wilson, Sarah Jane. “Communal Management as a Strategy for Restoring Cloud Forest Landscapes in Andean Ecuador.” World Development Perspectives 3 (2016): 47-49.ScienceDirect. Web. Abstract Engaging smallholders in restoring forests can be challenging, but is essential if landscape-level projects are to …

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Against All Policies: Landscape Level Forest Restoration in Tanzania

Sungusia, Eliezeri, and Jens Friis Lund. “Against All Policies: Landscape Level Forest Restoration in Tanzania.” World Development Perspectives 3 (2016): 35-37. Web. Abstract In Tanzania, villagers can declare and benefit from village land forest reserves under the Community-Based Forest Management …

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From Food to Pest: Conversion Factors Determine Switches Between Ecosystem Services and Disservices

Laura Vang Rasmussen, Andreas E. Christensen, Finn Danielsen, Neil Dawson, Adrian Martin, Ole Mertz, Thomas Sikor, Sithong Thongmanivong, Pheang Xaydongvanh “From food to pest: Conversion factors determine switches between ecosystem services and disservices” Ambio, 2016. Web. Abstract Ecosystem research focuses …

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The Data Not Collected on Community Forestry

Hajjar, R, JA Oldekop, A Agrawal, P Cronkleton, E Etue, P Newton, AJ Russell, W Zhou (Forthcoming). The data not collected on community forestry. Conservation Biology. Abstract Conservation and development practitioners increasingly promote community forestry as a way to conserve ecosystem services, …

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Promoting Small and Medium Forest Enterprises in the Context of REDD+: A multi-country analysis of enabling environments

Hajjar, R, O Sanchez-Badini, RA Kozak. Promoting small and medium forest enterprises in the context of REDD+: A multi-country analysis of enabling environments. Accepted in Climate Policy. Abstract REDD+ has emerged as a key component of climate mitigation strategies in …

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Do Forest Management Plans in Congo Lead to Greater Deforestation?

Karsenty, A., P. Cerutti, J.-L. Doucet, F. E. Putz, C. Romero, C. Bernard, R. Eba’a Atyi, P. Douard, F. Claeys, S. Desbureaux, D. Ezzine De Blas, A. Fayolle, T. Fomete, E. Forni, V. Gond, S. Gourlet-Fleury, F. Kleinschroth, F. Mortier, R. …

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