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'This is my garden': justice claims and struggles over forests in Vietnam's REDD+
Hoanga, Cam (Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. Institute of Cultural Studies)
Satyal, Poshendra (University of East Anglia. School of International Development (United Kingdom))
Corbera, Esteve (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)

Data: 2019
Resum: This paper explores dynamics of conflict over forests in Vietnam, as the country lays the groundwork for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+). Drawing on a case study in Lam Dong province and applying an environmental justice lens, we examine how various social actors assert claims over forests and how these claims invoke different notions of justice, authority and identity. Our analysis highlights that the development and implementation of the project has generated renewed competing claims and conflicts over forests among social actors. Underlying these conflicts there are incompatible notions of justice and associated rights, which lead different actors to accord legitimacy variously to the global norms brought about by REDD+, the customary resource practices of indigenous people, or to the state's laws. We show that the negotiations over forests in REDD+ reflect the influence of the specific historical and political-economic settings in which REDD+ activities take place, including pre-existing conflicts over forests and power relations underpinning forest management. From a policy perspective, our research suggests that any attempts to introduce simplified and uniform regulations for forest governance in REDD+ should be avoided, since local institutions and conceptions of justice will significantly influence what is regarded as legitimate policy and can thus be endorsed as inspiration for sustainable forest governance.
Nota: Unidad de excelencia María de Maeztu MdM-2015-0552
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/MDM-2015-0552
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Llengua: Anglès
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Matèria: REDD+ ; Environmental justice ; Authority ; Safeguards ; Vietnam
Publicat a: Climate Policy, Vol. 19, supp. 1, p. S23-S35, ISSN 1752-7457

DOI: 10.1080/14693062.2018.1527202

14 p, 1.4 MB

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