05 October, 2015

The state of REDD+ in Viet Nam

Despite the high expectations about the benefits that REDD+ might bring to Viet Nam, until now its application has mostly been successful at national level. This was one of the conclusions presented at the seminar “Rethinking Livelihoods, Forest Governance and Socio-ecological Systems: The State of REDD+ in Viet Nam” organized by TBI Viet Nam on 19 August 2015 to share the PhD research results of Mucahid Mustafa Bayrak.

02 October, 2015

Identifying, documenting and managing manifestations of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in rural communities

A large set of publications about the “Immaterial Cultural Heritage from the local perspective” is now available. It reflects the work done by TBI Colombia and the Ministry of Culture to strengthen the intangible cultural heritage policy in different rural areas.

28 September, 2015

Report available: Dutch consultation meeting on EU FLEGT Action Plan and Timber Regulation

The European Commission (EC) has commissioned a broad evaluation of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, that was published in 2003.