Activities

Environmental Governance

Forestry provides an important entry point for governance initiatives. The very factors that make forestry such a challenging sector also mean that it offers valuable ways of understanding governance, governance failures, and assessing the impacts of public policies on the poor and the environment.. more…

Forests, Markets and the Poor

Forests provide important economic resources for the rural and urban poor, providing everything from fuelwood, garden furniture products, timber cottages, cooking oils and bushmeat to agricultural inputs and medicinal products. They are also the source of globally-valued products and services.. more…