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Peer-reviewed Article
In APN Science Bulletin
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CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND management of forest resources are critical for addressing climate change. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are a vehicle for targeted climate actions, including those related to forest management, by countries towards contributing global efforts agreed under the Paris Agreement. Operationalizing climate...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation

In this study we tested the impacts of three fast pansharpening methods – Intensity-Hue-Saturation (IHS), Brovey Transform (BT), and Additive Wavelet Transform (AWT) – on the classification of sugarcane in a Landsat 8 image (bands 1-7), and proposed an ensemble pansharpening approach that combines the pixel-level information from the IHS and BT...

Policy Report

This study examines two major transitions in forest governance - decentralisation and state-sponsored (formal) community forestry - with respect to whether they are opening spaces for communities to contribute to sustainable forest management. Our main thesis is that there is a need for democratic decentralisation in order to effectively re-engage...

Policy Report

This report is a compilation of the policy trends in Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Cambodia, Thailand and Mongolia. It aims to disseminate information on aspects of our research activities to all interested parties, as well as to provide a basis for discussion on the further development of guidelines and recommendations to promote the participation of...

Policy Report

[Table of Contents]
- Preface
- Trends in China's forest-related policies - from the perspective of the growing timber trade / Masanobu YAMANE and Wenming LU
- Trends in Malaysian Forest Policy / Weng-Chuen WOON and Haron NORINI
- Trends in Forest Policy of the Philippines / Juan M. PULHIN
- Farm Tree Planting and the Wood Industry in Indonesia : a...

Training or Learning Material



IGES Forest Governance e-learning videos series comprises two videos:
1) Nepal’s Community Forests: A story of good governance
2) A Quality Standard for Forest Governance:Demonstrating a practical and participatory approach to develop a Quality-of-Governance Standard

The series examines the importance of good governance for sustainable forest...

Training or Learning Material



IGES Forest Governance e-learning videos series comprises two videos:
1) Nepal’s Community Forests: A story of good governance
2) A Quality Standard for Forest Governance:Demonstrating a practical and participatory approach to develop a Quality-of-Governance Standard

The series examines the importance of good governance for sustainable forest...

Training or Learning Material

Forest Governance e-Learning Series
A video e-learning series examining the importance of good governance for sustainable forest management.

Presenting:
- The story of Nepal’s four decades of community forest management.
- A case study on what constitutes quality forest governance.
- A project to develop a national standard for forest governance...

Conference Proceeding

Development of draft quality-of-governance standards for climate change mitigation and beyond. Groundtruthing of developed verifiers in REDD+ pilot area, Nepal

Author:
Tek
Maraseni
Prem
Neupane