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A Decade Later-Time for a new approach to Community Forestry in Liberia
By: Sustainable Development Institute Liberia (SDI)
Published: May 31, 2019
Countries: Liberia
Topics: Community Forestry Community Rights Independent Forest Monitoring (IFM)
Document type: Briefing note
Document ID: 7494
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A Decade Later-Time for a new approach to Community Forestry in Liberia

This Policy Brief argues for an approach that situates forest and forest resources at the center of sustainable development efforts in forest communities. It proposes, for example that community forestry should be oriented towards social empowerment and community-owned enterprise development, and move away from the rent-seeking approach in which communities look to logging companies because they promise jobs, roads, schools, clinics, and clean water