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  • A Training of Trainers manual for REDD+ for national and sub-national level facilitators
       A Training of Trainers manual for REDD+ for national and sub-national level facilitators
    Author:  Dangal.S, Hari Paudyal.B, L.Harisharan
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  1.72 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  facilitators, enhancement, fundamental, communities
    Summary:  

    The capacity enhancement of a nation civil society local community and private sector to fulfill obligations set by internationnal laws is one of the fundamental requisites of a sovereign state

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  • Climate Change Adaptation in Wetland Areas (CAWA) 2016
      Climate Change Adaptation in Wetland Areas (CAWA) 2016
    Author:   FAO
    Producing Organization:   FAO
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  3.47 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  ramsar wetland
    Summary:  

    Help local communities in two important wetland areas of Lao PDR to adapt to the impacts of climate change, and contribute to the sustainability of their livelihoods, by sup-porting the restoration and sustainable management of those globally important Ramsar-designated wetlands on which they depend.

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  • Green Climate Fund 2016
      Green Climate Fund 2016
    Author:  Dr. Margaret Jones Williams
    Producing Organization:   UNDP
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  842.98 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  green climate fund mitigation adaptation 6 criteria
    Summary:  

    The purpose of the Fund is to make a significant and ambitious contribution to the global efforts towards attaining the goals set by the international community to combat climate change

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  • The Toxic Landscape 2016
      The Toxic Landscape   2016
    Author:  Andrew Bartlett
    Producing Organization:   Lao Upland Rural Advisory Service (LURAS)
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy, hard copy
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.25 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  maize xieng khoaung herbicides agro-chemicals poisoning paraquat agricultural extension regulation
    Summary:  

    Over the past decade, the use of herbicides such as paraquat has brought about a transformation of the landscape in upland provinces such as Xieng Khuang.

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  • A landscape approach to co-designing climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies with farming communities 2015
    A landscape approach to co-designing climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies with farming communities 2015
    Author:  Castella Jean‐Christophe1,2, Lienhard Pascal1, Phimmasone Sisavath3, Chaivanhna Soulikone3, Khamxaykhay Chanthasone3, Enjalric Frank
    Producing Organization:  EUROPEAN UNION
    Use Rights:  No copyrigtht
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:   application/pdf
    Size:  2.9 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  climate change adaptation; landscape approach; laos
    Summary:  

    Landscape approaches emphasize adaptive management, stakeholder involvement, and
    multiple objectives. Identifying relevant ‘heuristic mechanisms’ and ‘windows of opportunity’
    provide greater impacts on livelihoods, ecosystem services and resilience to climate change.

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  • A Training Manual on Advocacy, Lobbying and Negotiation Skills for Indigenous Peoples in Climate Change and REDD+
    A Training Manual on Advocacy, Lobbying and Negotiation Skills for Indigenous Peoples in Climate Change and REDD+
    Author:  AIPP
    Producing Organization:  Norad, DANIDA, REDD+
    Use Rights:  non copyrighted
    Availability:  softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  REDD+
    Size:  2.32 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  advocacy, lobbying, negotiation, skills for indigenous, peoples in climate change, partnership, rights, equitable, south east asia.
    Summary:  

    This manual aims to improve the existing skills of indigenous peoples on advocacy, lobbying and negotiations.

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  • Alternative Cropping Pattern and Technique to minimize Drought Impact 2016
    Alternative Cropping Pattern and Technique to minimize Drought Impact 2016
    Author:  Olayvanh Singvilay
    Producing Organization:  Olayvanh Singvilay
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:   Drought Impact
    Size:  3.27 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  agronomic practices soil health agro technique
    Summary:  

    Do you think “dry,” “hot,” “dusty,” or “cracked earth,” or even “no water”? If so, you’re on the right track! , When a place is in a drought, it is dry and hot, often dusty; cracks may appear in the soil, and rivers, lakes, streams, and other sources of water can go dry.
    , A drought means that a place has less precipitation (rain or snow) than normal over a few months or even longer.

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  • ASEAN, CLIMATE CHANGE, REDD+ AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
    ASEAN, CLIMATE CHANGE, REDD+ AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
    Author:  AIPP, IWGIA
    Producing Organization:  Norad, DANIDA, AIPP, IWGIA
    Use Rights:  non copyrighted
    Availability:  softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  REDD+
    Size:  1012.18 kB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  climate, indigenous, environmental, political, asean region, minority, declaration, discrimination, united nations, impact.
    Summary:  

    Many Indigenous Peoples fear that the implementation of REDD+ may have the same impacts to them as the imposition of conservation areas such as national parks.

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  • Briefing paper on REDD+, Rights and Indigenous Peoples: Lessons from REDD+ Initiatives in Asia
    Briefing paper on REDD+, Rights and Indigenous Peoples: Lessons from REDD+ Initiatives in Asia
    Author:  Christian Erni, Pasang Dolma Sherpa (Nepal, SES), Nok Ven.
    Producing Organization:  AIPP, IWGIA
    Use Rights:  non copyrighted
    Availability:  Hard Copy at LINK Resource Centre
    Language:  English
    Type:  REDD+
    Size:  23.14 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  briefing, rights, indigenous, initiative, coalition, readiness, processes, dialogue, peoples, forest, partnership, facility, engagement, developing
    Summary:  

    The project hopes to gain experiences and insights that can be applied by policy decision
    makers and practitioners, and to develop capacity-building systems that can be used to
    implement REDD+ at the national level.

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  • Climate changes, forest and you
    Climate changes, forest and you
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright
    Availability:  Soft Copy
    Language:  English
    Type:  Booklet
    Size:  1.26 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+, climate changes, forestry
    Summary:  

    developed under the Grassroots Capacity Building Program for REDD+ in the Asia-Pacific region, covering four countries, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Nepal and Vietnam.

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  • Commercial Scale Community bamboo harvesting
    Commercial Scale Community bamboo harvesting
    Author:  Forinfor Technical Advisor
    Producing Organization:   RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  2.55 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  equipment, pollution, development, bamboo havesting, fuel loads
    Summary:  

    Local communitles are not involved in commerclc scale bamboo harvesting

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  • Community forestry adaptation roadmap to 2020 for Cambodia
    Community forestry adaptation roadmap to 2020 for Cambodia
    Author:   RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:   RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  3.8 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  community forestry, communities, climate change, adaptation, agriculture, fisheries
    Summary:  

    Nearly half the rural population of Cambodia, more than five million people, depends on the forests for 20–50 percent of their livelihoods. 7 The vast majority of rural households rely on wood and charcoal as fuel sources, while many also rely on other forest products such as rattan, resin and mushrooms..

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  • Community Forestry Adaptation Roadmap to 2020 for Lao PDR
    Community Forestry Adaptation Roadmap to 2020 for Lao PDR
    Author:   RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:   RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  3.89 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  community, forestry, adaptation, roadmap, lao pdr
    Summary:  

    Community forestry supports local level climate change adaptation by enhancing resilience in multiple ways:
    supporting livelihoods and income, increasing food security

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  • Community forestry adaptation roadmap to 2020 for Thailand
    Community forestry adaptation roadmap to 2020 for Thailand
    Author:  the center for people and forests
    Producing Organization:   RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  4.03 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  community, forestry
    Summary:  

    In thailand there are a relatively high number of Community forestry

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  • Community forestry adaptation roadmap to 2020 for Vietnam
    Community forestry adaptation roadmap to 2020 for Vietnam
    Author:  the center for people and forests
    Producing Organization:   RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  3.37 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  community, forestry, collateral value, teak valuation data, core strategy
    Summary:  

    The Vietnamese government legally recognized community forestry in 2004 and has piloted community forestry in various parts of the country’s upland areas.

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  • Community forestry in Asia and the Pacific (Pathway to inclusive development)
    Community forestry in Asia and the Pacific (Pathway to inclusive development)
    Author:  Sikor.T, Gritten.D, Atkinson.J
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Research Document
    Size:  6.44 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  community, forestry, asia-pacific, thailand, pathway
    Summary:  

    this report reflects analysis of the current situation of community forestry in the Asia-pacific region.

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  • Current status of social forestry in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the ASEAN region
    Current status of social forestry in climate change mitigation and adaptation in the ASEAN region
    Author:  RECOFTC
    Producing Organization:  RECOFTC
    Use Rights:  Copyright © RECOFTC
    Availability:  Soft copy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Report
    Size:  6.23 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  development, land titles, forest, weather events
    Summary:  

    This report aims to update the initial Baseline Assessment on Social Forestry and Climate Change, published in 2010 by RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests as part of its collaboration with the ASEAN Social Forestry Network.

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  • Does REDD+ Ensure Sectoral Coordination and Stakeholder Participation? A Comparative Analysis of REDD+ National Governance Structures in Countries of Asia-Pacific Region 2016
    Does REDD+ Ensure Sectoral Coordination and Stakeholder Participation? A Comparative Analysis of REDD+ National Governance Structures in Countries of Asia-Pacific Region 2016
    Author:  Taiji Fujisaki, HYAKUMURA Kimihiko
    Producing Organization:  Kyushu University, Japan
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Report
    Size:  1.1 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  redd+; national governance structures; cross-sectoral coordination; stakeholder participation; cambodia; indonesia; lao pdr; papua new guinea and vietnam
    Summary:  

    REDD+ requires national governments to address cross-sectoral coordination and ensure
    inclusive and meaningful participation of stakeholders. However, these elements have not been
    well-operationalized in the forest and environmental policy-making processes of most developing
    countries [36,67].

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  • Drought Risk Management: Concepts and Practices 2016
    Drought Risk Management: Concepts and Practices   2016
    Author:  Justin VanderBerg, Ph. & Robin aus der Beek
    Producing Organization:  CARE
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  english
    Type:  Drought
    Size:  2.12 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  drought impacts declaration factors
    Summary:  

    No universal definition Slow onset, difficult to determine when it begins and ends
    Duration may range from months to years and moves from locations (need for continuous monitoring) Depends on rain fall, cropping season, duration, spatial extent,…) Multiple indicators required to declare it Mostly affecting large areas Difficult to quantify impact Timing of drought (early vs. late monsoon) Different types of drought (meteorological, hydrological, agriculture and socio-economic drought).

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  • Drought Risk Management: Vulnerability Analysis & Food Assistance for Assets 2016
    Drought Risk Management: Vulnerability Analysis & Food Assistance for Assets 2016
    Author:  WFP
    Producing Organization:  WFP
    Use Rights:  No Copyrights
    Availability:  Softcopy only
    Language:  English
    Type:  Vulnerability Analysis
    Size:  1.96 MB
    Published Date:  
    Tags:  drought riskf food security irrigation
    Summary:  

    WFP’s long-term goal in Lao PDR is to enhance food security and nutrition in the most vulnerable communities In 2015, WFP reached 232,359 beneficiaries from all activities

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