Conference Agenda

13-07: Land & Forest Tenure Reform for Policymakers & Practitioners
Friday, 24/Mar/2017:
9:00am - 10:30am

Location: MC 9-100

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ID: 1000 / 13-07: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Land And Forest Tenure Reform Implementation And Tenure Security: An Orientation for Policy Makers And Practitioners

Anne Larson, Esther Mwangi, Mani Banjade

Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia

Anne Larson is a Principal Scientist at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), based in Lima, Peru. She obtained her PhD in 2001 from U.C. Berkeley in Wildland Resource Science, with an emphasis on resource policy and institutions. Her current research priorities include opportunities for and challenges to forest tenure reforms; women’s rights to land in communal forests; and multilevel governance, REDD+ and low emissions development. She coordinates fieldwork in Peru, Nicaragua, Mexico, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Anne represents CIFOR to the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) and served as a council member of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) until 2016. She has done both more traditional and action research, as well as supporting innovative initiatives such as the design of a diploma course for indigenous communities and leaders. Prior to obtaining her PhD, she worked as a journalist, activist and lobbyist.