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Livelihood improvement linked to forest protection and development: Practices and policy recommendations

This document contains several policy recommendations for improving livelihoods linked to sustainable forest protection and development. The primary policy beneficiaries are local citizens, households, and communities, as well as ethnic minority communities, who are allocated or leased forests or forest environments and contracted for forest protection, and whose livelihood depends on forests, especially natural forests. The paper seeks to clarify the nature and reality of linking “livelihood assets” to “forest assets”, and to provide data on and analysis of domestic and international experiences on linking livelihoods to forest protection and development. On this basis, the paper poses the challenge of “linking livelihoods to forest protection and development” and proposes a policy-based solution. Policy recommendations are expected to meet the requirements of the reality, and to be an opportunity to realize the Forestry Law in order to achieve the desired balance between sustaining income from forests for the people and community and maintaining and improving the quality and value of these same forests.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Vietnamese
  • Forest policy and administration
  • Forests and forestry
  • Livelihood rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Viet Nam
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UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme 304 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam Tel: +84 24 385 00 150 Email: Website: |

Author (corporate) UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme/ Chương Trình Tài Trợ Các Dự Án Nhỏ Của Quỹ Môi Trường Toàn Cầu
Publication place Hanoi, Vietnam
Publisher United Nation Development Program (UNDP)
Publication date 2017
Pagination 36
Keywords policy,community,household,natural forest,livelihood forest,livelihood assets,forest assets,chính sách,cộng đồng,hộ gia đình,rừng tự nhiên,rừng sinh kế,tài sản sinh kế,tài sản rừng
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Date modified April 14, 2019, 14:45 (UTC)