SNAPP TEAM:Natural Resource Governance
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What practical guidance can help strengthen community-level natural resource governance systems?
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Drawing on lessons learned from decades of on-the-ground experience and informed by evolving theories of collective action and common pool resource management, the group identified enabling factors for effective community-led natural resource governance and compiled guidance materials and created tools to help communities and their support partners establish those enabling conditions that are lacking.

Consensus Statement: The Meaning of Community and of Governance

This consensus statement defines effective and equitable community-level natural resource governance and identifies factors that help or hinder this approach in practices.

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David Wilkie
Wildlife Conservation Society
Barbara Nakangu
WWF Netherlands
Erica Rieder
North Carolina State University
Alex Barrett
Fauna & Flora International
Ashish John
Wildlife Conservation Society - Cambodia
Basilia Shivute
Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC) Namibia
Caitlin Doughty
The Nature Conservancy
Chrissy Schwinn
The Nature Conservancy
Diane Detoeuf
Wildlife Conservation Society
Enkhtuya Oidov
The Nature Conservancy – Mongolia
Heidi Kretser
Wildlife Conservation Society
Hermine Tuekam Kouam
Well Grounded
Ian Deshmukh
Jayanand Derekar
Kunabi Indigenous Peoples India
Jesse Ribot
American University
Jessica Campese
International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Commission on Environment, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP)
Justin Kenrick
Forest Peoples Program
Katie Lee-Brooks
Fauna & Flora International
Lauren Williams
TetraTech/World Resource Institute (WRI)
Maria Honig
World Wildlife Fund
Michael Painter
Wildlife Conservation Society
Michelle Wieland
Wildlife Conservation Society
Peter Zahler
Woodland Park Zoo
Phil Franks
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Stephany Kersten
Well Grounded
Yuta Masuda
The Nature Conservancy
Zulema Lehm
Wildlife Conservation Society - Bolivia
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