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Selected Resources Part II

Equity in Spatial Distribution of Inner Forests

Land Use in Inner Forests

  • Know Your City | Slum/Shack Dwellers International (SDI)
    SDI supplies data related to informal settlements.
  • Mapping Social Landscapes Guide | World Resources Institute, 2018
    This guidebook provides the methodology to conduct social network mapping in order understand stakeholders, specifically their priorities, values, and connections.
  • Where to Plant and Why | Vibrant City Labs
    How can we prioritize urban forest plantings where the need is greatest? This guide outlines the necessary steps.
  • Roadmap for Inclusive Planning | C40, 2019
    The C40 guide to putting people at the center of climate action.
  • Handbook for Preparing a Resettlement Action Plan | International Financial Corporation (IFC), 2002
    This World Bank guide provides guidance on involuntary resettlement to improve the livelihoods of those involved and minimize adverse effects.

Affordability Considerations in Inner Forests

Accessibility and Safety Considerations in Inner Forests

Ecotourism and Recreation in Forests

Community Forest Management in Faraway Forests

  • Mapping Social Landscapes Guide | World Resources Institute, 2018
    This guidebook provides the methodology to conduct social network mapping in order understand stakeholders, specifically their priorities, values, and connections.
  • Gender Analysis | European Institute for Gender Equality, n.d.
    This short guidance tool lays out the basic steps to conduct a gender analysis, and presents the best known gender analysis frameworks and additional resources.
  • Gender Tool Box | Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2015
    This brief defines and explains the key principles and elements behind conducting a gender analysis.
  • Gender Analysis Guidelines | Department on the Status of Women, City and County of San Fransisco, n.d.
    These guidelines describe clear steps for conducting a gender analysis, providing suggested questions to ask for each step.
  • Meaningful Stakeholder Consultation | Inter-American Development Bank, 2017
    This publication provides the principles and methodology on meaningful stakeholder consultation, consistent with IDB’s environmental and social safeguard policies.
  • Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent | The United Nations Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN REDD), 2013
    This guidance document provides a framework for projects to obtain free, prior and informed consent as part of their meaningful stakeholder engagement processes.
  • Guidelines for a Gender Sensitive Participatory Approach | International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), 2009
    This short document provides basic guidelines on implementing a gender-sensitive participatory approach, including a description of relevant tools and resources, and a checklist of considerations.
  • LandMark | World Resources Institute
    This online, interactive platform provides maps and other critical information on lands that are collectively held and used by Indigenous Peoples and local communities.
  • Power and Potential: A Comparative Analysis of National Laws and Regulations Concerning Women’s Rights to Community Forests | Rights and Resources Initiative, 2017
    This report analyzes 30 low- and middle-income countries to understand how their national laws and regulations address women’s rights to community forests, with a special focus on indigenous and rural women.

Faraway Forest Protection and Use Policies

A variety of sources can be used to gather relevant social information. Examples include: LandMark, Rights and Resources Initiative, Demographic and Health Survey, Living Standards Measurement Study, Human Development Data, FAO Gender and Land-rights Database, relevant national, regional or local statistics or research institutions, expert interviews, and results from gender and social analyses.

Promoting Social Standards in Procurement