Legal Toolkit on Forest Conversion Factsheet 5: Communities’ rights – the need for recognition

This Factsheet is intended to inform law-makers about key legal issues that may arise when forest-conversion projects do not recognise the land and use rights of local communities and indigenous peoples. It also provides questions to guide law-makers through processes of law reform to improve the recognition of land and use rights of local communities and indigenous peoples within laws.

In addition to this Factsheet, the Toolkit consists of the following parts:

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Published May 21, 2018
Found in Forest conversionForest GovernanceForests