Forest management has been a major concern for governments since 1992, with the aim of better conserving forests to provide livelihoods for local communities and Indigenous peoples. Integral to this is the legal recognition of the rights of local communities and Indigenous peoples to access, manage and, in some cases, collectively own forest resources.
Topic: gender, women, indigenous people, tenure systems, land use
Geographic: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia
Publication Year: 2019Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.