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CIRUM new publications
Posted Date: 11/12/2017
‘Management of traditional forests: From practice to policy formulation’ is a new book title published by CIRUM via Hong Duc Publishing House. With 2 overview articles and 11 case studies, the book provides foundation for CIRUM’s evidence-based and context-based contributions to the changes and amendments of the 2004 Forest Protection and Development Law.
Big cheers to our success lobby forestry law revision
Posted Date: 19/11/2017
Dear All,
We are so pleased to inform you that we have been successful in lobbying for the recognition of the rights of EM over their customary forests. The Forestry Law Revision has been newly passed on 15 November 2017, and CIRUM/LandNet/LISO, with the active supports from EU, ICCO, CARE Vietnam, BftW, Mcknight Foundation, and CCFD, have successfully lobbied for the main following new rights:
Legalization of ‘village forest’
Posted Date: 10/11/2017
When amending and supplementing the law on Forest Protection and Development, it is necessary to thoroughly consider the recognition of village communities as the true owners of forests. Village communities are a major force to manage, use, protect and develop forests, to meet the expectations of the state and aspirations of the community.
Promote responsible and sustainable investment in agriculture
Posted Date: 27/10/2017
Forum on "Promoting cooperation for sustainable and responsible investment in agricultural and trade" was co-organized by the Center for People and Nature (PanNature) and the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia Association for Economic Cooperation Development (VILACAED) in Vientiane, Laos on October 20, 2017. At the invitation of the Organizing Committee, CIRUM sent a representative to participate and contribute ideas at the forum.
Converting Eucalyptus to indigenous forestry trees in the village community forest - The right direction of Ho Muoi village, Minh Son commune, Huu Lung district, Lang Son province
Posted Date: 03/10/2017
Covering bare land, bare hills and gradually replacing Eucalyptus with valuable indigenous forest trees is an appropriate choice for the Ho Muoi villagers in Minh Son Commune, Huu Lung District, Lang Province.
Reforestation with indigenous forestry species, a suitable approach for upland people in Que Phong district, Nghe An province (13/09/2017)
Supervision of the implementation of policies and laws relating to forestland allocation to households and ethnic minority communities for the period 2006-2016 (12/09/2017)
The Si Ma Cai Forest Peoples Land Rights Network (LandNet) supports the practice of creating quality local fruit tree species at FFS - Si Ma Cai (01/09/2017)
Reforestation and forest enrichment with indigenous forestry species in Pang village, Dong Van commune, Que Phong district, Nghe An province (01/09/2017)
CIRUM provides expertise for the supervision of land and forest allocation (01/09/2017)
Regional experience in advocating forest land for ethnic minority people (09/08/2017)
Workshop on Following the Money facilitated by CIRUM (10/06/2017)
Workshop in Central Highland for contribution to the revised draft law on Forest protection and development (13/05/2017)
Co-management and protection of forests – suitable approach for the people living near forests in Bar Goc village, Sa Son commune, Sa Thay district, Kon Tum province (10/05/2017)
Vietnamese Forestry law should ensure the rights of ethnic minority people over their forest resources (29/04/2017)
The Thai ethnic minority people in Dong Van commune get long term land rights for the first time (28/04/2017)
Ethnic Minority Communities should regain equal rights to forests (10/04/2017)
CIRUM and LandNet's policy recommendations on household and community land are incorporated in a Decree guiding Land Law implementation (13/03/2017)
‘Kỵ Gió’ – a sacred day of the Red Dao people in Dền Sáng commune, Bát Xát district, Lào Cai province (06/03/2017)
Fencing community forest and solutions for community-based forest protection (06/03/2017)
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