• Corpus ID: 207912016


  title={THE ROLE OF SACRED FORESTS AND TRADITIONAL LIVELIHOODS IN REDD+ Two case studies in Vietnam’s Central Highlands},
  author={Mucahid Mustafa Bayrak and Lawal Mohammed Marafa},
There are about 300 million indigenous people living around the world, in about 5000 distinct cultures. It is estimated that these indigenous peoples inhabit 22% of the world’s surface and live in areas occupied by 80% of the planet’s biodiversity and ecosystems. Furthermore, 11% of the world’s forest land is legally owned by indigenous communities (Sobrevila, 2008). The natural environment forms an integral part of the livelihoods, cultures, world views and identities of these peoples, and is… 
Livelihood Implications and Perceptions of Large Scale Investment in Natural Resources for Conservation and Carbon Sequestration: Empirical Evidence from REDD+ in Vietnam
The complex relationship between local development and current large scale investments in natural resources in the Global South for the purpose of conservation and carbon sequestration is not fully
Are Vietnamese farmers able to combat global climate change? A case study on perceptions and attitudes towards sustainable forest management and REDD+ in Central Vietnam
ABSTRACT Global efforts to combat climate change has led to the establishment of the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation program (REDD+). This study concerns the


The role of indigenous peoples in biodiversity conservation : the natural but often forgotten partners
A principal aim of this study is to get a better sense of what the World Bank (WB) needs to know in order to engage Indigenous Peoples (IPs) more effectively in biodiversity conservation projects and
Formal and Indigenous Forest-Management Systems in Central Vietnam: Implications and Challenges for REDD+
Various studies have pointed out that forests are valuable resources for the global fight against climate change. Deforestation alone contributes roughly 20% of global anthropogenic carbon-dioxide
Integrating natural and cultural heritage: the advantage of feng shui landscape resources
Human activities interact with natural processes to produce landscapes. Cultural and natural phenomena sit side by side in the feng shui woods beside villages in the New Territories, but their
Traditional peoples and climate change
Voices of Uncertainty: Spirits, Humans and Forests in Upland Arunachal Pradesh, India
Abstract Large-scale deforestation in the upper catchments of the Brahmaputra River represents a key anthropogenic factor at work in the landslides and floods that regularly impact upon Northeast
Agricultural colonisation in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam
Since 1975, the territory within the limits of Vietnam has been subject to rapid land use changes. Agricultural colonisation by ethnic Viet in the mountains and plateaus of the Central Highlands
Payment for ecosystem services and the challenge of saving nature.
  • K. Redford, W. Adams
  • Environmental Science
    Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology
  • 2009
Ecosystem services have now become the central metaphor within which to express humanity’s need for the rest of living nature and the concept of ecosystem services increasingly structures the way conservationists think, the ways they explain the importance of nature to often skeptical policy makers, and the Ways they propose to promote its conservation.
The Highland People of South Vietnam: Social and Economic Development
Abstract : An examination is made of the economic and social status of the Highlanders of South Vietnam, their attempts to achieve a greater measure of equality among the South Vietnamese, and their
Problematizing REDD+ as an experiment in payments for ecosystem services