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The Equitable Forest: Diversity and Community in Sustainable Resource Management

By: Carol J Pierce Colfer

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Paperback | Dec 2005 | #144682 | ISBN: 1891853783
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Provides in-depth analysis of equity and social roles within the context of community-focused, adaptive collaborative management. Based on long-term research in the tropics of africa, Asia, and Latin America, this book provides descriptive, analytical, and methodological tools for improving forest management.

'Offers an in-depth presentation of adaptive collaborative management and details its analytical and methodological tools, with convincing examples from many countries...A valuable source of information about the ways in which participatory research and action can best contribute to the conservation of forests.' Natural Resources Forum


Foreword by Angela Cropper About the Contributors Acknowledgments INTRODUCTION The Struggle for Equity in Forest Management Carol J. Pierce Colfer PART I. ASIA 1. Negotiating More Than Boundaries in Indonesia Njau Anau, Ramses Iwan, Miriam van Heist, Godwin Limberg, Made Sudana, and Eva Wollenberg 2. Dealing with Overlapping Access Rights in Indonesia Stepi Hakim 3. Participation and Decisionmaking in Nepal Sushma Dangol 4. Scientists in Social Encounters: The Case for an Engaged Practice of Science Mariteuw Chimi? re Diaw and Trikurnianti Kusumanto PART II. AFRICA 5. From Diversity to Exclusion for Forest Minorities in Cameroon Phil Reni? Oyono 6. Women in Campo-Mai? an National Park: Uncertainties and Adaptations in Cameroon Anne Marie Tiani, George Akwah, and Joachim Nguii? bouri 7. Women, Decisionmaking, and Resource Management in Zimbabwe Nontokozo Nemarundwe 8. Becoming Men in Our Dresses! Womeni? s Involvement in a Joint Forestry Management Project in Zimbabwe Bevlyne Sithole 9. Learning Amongst Ourselves: Adaptive Forest Management through Social Learning in Zimbabwe Tendayi Mutimukuru, Richard Nyirenda, and Frank Matose PART III. SOUTH AMERICA 10. Intrahousehold Differences in Natural Resource Management in Peru and Brazil Constance Campbell, Avecita Chicchi? n, Marianne Schmink, and Richard Piland 11. Improving Collaboration between Outsiders and Communities in the Amazon Benno Pokorny, Guilhermina Cayres, and Westphalen Nui? es 12. Diversity in Living Gender: Two Cases from the Brazilian Amazon Noemi Miyasaki Porro and Samantha Stone 13. Gender, Participation, and the Strengthening of Indigenous Forest Management in Bolivia Peter Cronkleton 14. Womeni? s Place Is Not in the Forest: Gender Issues in a Timber Management Project in Bolivia Omaira Bolai? os and Marianne Schmink CONCLUSION Implications of Adaptive Collaborative Management for More Equitable Forest Management Carol J. Pierce Colfer References Index

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Carol J. Pierce Colfer is a team leader of the CIFOR program on Local People, Devolution, and Adaptive Collaborative Management of Forests and coeditor of People Managing Forests: The Link between Human Well-Being and Sustainability.

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