Enabling forest users to exercies their rights: Rethinking regulatory barriers to communities and smallholders earning their living from timber

Enabling forest users to exercies their rights: Rethinking regulatory barriers to communities and smallholders earning their living from timber

The aim of this project is to respond to the issue, to analyze and address key constrains in exercising rights, which will likely prove vital in facilitating poverty reduction. The program of work proposed uses rights and tenure as the entry point for generating and sharing improved knowledge on the scale of the current impacts, with particular reference to costs of missed opportunities through restricting rights, governance and market access issues