Call for success stories on Community-Based Forestry

Call for success stories on Community-Based Forestry


In excess of the earlier 40 a long time, several nations in the world have adopted different styles of group-primarily based forestry (CBF). Group-dependent forestry (CBF) contains “initiatives, sciences, guidelines, establishments and processes that are meant to increase the part of neighborhood people in governing and handling forest resources”. In practice, CBF is used as an umbrella expression that describes a spectrum of regimes that incorporates participatory conservation, join forest management, neighborhood forestry with limited devolution, community forestry with entire devolution and non-public forestry.

In 2016, FAO undertook a international assessment of CBF. The review verified that CBF stay a strong automobile to protect and greatly enhance natural funds, make social/institutional, human and financial capital. It concluded that CBF usually does not obtain its probable. Inspite of this, there are various noteworthy neighborhood-primarily based forestry initiatives that can provide as superb types for existing and future assignments.


The main aim of this contact for abstract is to identify CBF accomplishment stories for the preparing of a synthesis report which will present evidence of CBF outcomes on forest problem and community livelihoods, together with their beneficial externalities make recommendations on how to master from the successes in addressing emerging issues, these types of as forest restoration, local weather adjust mitigation and adaptation, and for plan reforms and normative work.

Written content

The proposed summary must explain the accomplishment story in terms of CBF results on forest condition and neighborhood livelihoods, and the key variables that contributed to the explained results. The elements might be one particular or a mixture of the adhering to: innovations in authorized reforms, institutional arrangements, forest producer firm, governance types, inclusivity with respect to the impoverished, gender, youth, and other susceptible teams, use of technology for enhancing collective action
or monitoring impression, advancing landscape amount socioeconomic impacts etc. The abstract should be created to portray the outline of the paper and should really include but not minimal to:

  • a catchy title,
  • an Introduction describing the context and big problem
  • the overall body really should include what actions ended up taken, and the consequence, what altered for the local community, what was discovered in the course of action, highly effective stats or figures that clearly show/seize adjust in excess of a period such as beneficiary offers

Geographic concentrate

Even though the initiative focuses on Africa, Asia and Latin The united states, we will also welcome successes tales from Europe, Near East and North The united states.

How to use and course of action of developing the good results stories

Abstracts need to be in between 800-1000 phrases max and need to be sent by means of e mail to [email protected] and [email protected]

The authors of picked stories will be invited to publish and publish the comprehensive tale in about 3000-4000 words max and will be supplied a support of up to USD 1000 to empower them accumulate supplemental info and meet up with up with other materials to develop the story. FAO and CIFOR-ICRAF will technically aid the authors of picked abstracts to compose and publish the achievements stories.

Language: The accepted languages are English, French and Spanish

The tentative timeline for the job is as follows.

  • December 7, 2021. Start of simply call for achievement
  • January 7, 2022. Deadline for summary submission
  • 29 Jan -11 March 2022. Planning of full good results tales: and submission of very first draft
  • 11 March- 04 Might 2022. Authors obtain comments on first draft
  • 20th May perhaps 2022. Authors post their ultimate chapters
  • 31st July 2022. Deadline for E book to be edited, formatted and posted

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