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Addressing Land Tenure Rights in the World Bank Forest Action Plan
Secure land tenure in rural landscapes is widely recognized as an essential foundation for achieving a range of economic development goals. However, forest areas in low and middle-income countries face particular challenges in strengthening the security of land and resource tenure. Forest peoples are often among the poorest and most politically marginalized communities in their national contexts, and their tenure systems are often based on customary, collective rights that have insufficient formal legal protection. This study on Securing Forest Tenure Rights for Rural
Introduction: Gerardo Segura Warnholtz, Sr. Natural Resources Management Spec., ENR GP
Myrna Cunningham, President, Association for Women’s Rights in Development
Andy White, General Coordinator, Rights and Resources Initiative
Luis Felipe Duchicela, Global Advisor for Indigenous Peoples, WBG
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