Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

NTFP-EP, CSO Forum to tackle customary tenure and FPIC at Mekong Regional Land Forum

May 25, 2021

NTFP-EP and the Civil Society Organizations Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN (CSO Forum in ASEAN) will engage in several important plenary and breakout group sessions in the upcoming 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum 2021 to be held on 26-27 May 2021. 

The 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum will bring together reform-minded actors within and beyond the region to engage in an in-depth, interactive debate on issues that cut to the core of local tenure security and community resource management.

NTFP-EP and the CSO Forum in ASEAN will be in the following plenary and breakout sessions:

Session 2a (Plenary): May 26, 2021, 2:00PM – 2:45PM GMT +7 (Indochina time)
Increasing Customary and Collective Forest Tenure in the Mekong through a CFT Regional Policy Framework

Breakout (Regional): May 26, 2021, 3:45PM – 4:30PM GMT +7 (Indochina time)
Critical Elements in Customary Tenure Regional Policy Framework in ASEAN’s Forested Landscapes

Breakout (Regional): May 27, 11:00AM – 11:45PM GMT +7 (Indochina time)
Opportunities and Entry Points within ASEAN for Promoting and Applying FPIC to support Customary Tenure recognition (EN)

Session 3d: Online/Plenary: May 27, 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM GMT +7 (Indochina time)
Key takeaways and plans for further actions

This event is organized by the Mekong Regional Land Governance, Land Portal, the Swiss Development Cooperation, GIZ, GRET, and Land Equity International.

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