Webinar: Justice in the Forests

Article, 15 April 2011

4th May 2011,
1-2.30pm BST (British Summer Time)

IIED’s Natural Resource Group Head, James Mayers and in-country Forest Governance Learning Group (FGLG) team members took part in discussion around the content of the Justice in the forests films, the FGLG’s core premise of locally controlled forestry, and country specific success stories.

The discussion was prefaced by a short live video presentation from James Mayers.

See: Justice in the forests to watch the films and more information.

Thank you to everyone who attended the live discussion. We hope you found it informative and a useful way to get together.

All the links mentioned are available below.

If you have any comments or suggestions please feel free to use the comment box below. Or if you've any questions for the presenter on the topics discussed, please email james.mayers@iied.org.



For more on the Forest Governance Learning Group (FGLG)

For a summary of the approach of FGLG

An independent review of the FGLG impact

Background report on charcoal in Malawi produced by FGLG and others

Briefing note - just forest governance

FGLG evaluation

Independent evaluation of the work of the Forest Governance Learning Group 2005 – 2009

Tips on mobilising forest campaign in Uganda

Work on community forestry in Vietnam that underpins the film

Vietnam film is online

To get a feel for the international learning events - see the report from one in Indonesia

Or the preceding years report of the international FGLG learning event in Malawi

Or the India FGLG international learning event several years ago now

Media article about the Vietnam film --- from EcoBusiness.com in Singapore

IIED work during the International Year of the Forests

James' blog summarising FGLG conclusions on why we need to 'Turn REDD on its head'

See fun and interesting films on Malawian tree planting here - www.janeemo.org

Ghana paper on why REDD requires radical reform

John Dudley Fort from University of Florida: a link to the work I am doing in Malawi

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