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Title: REDD+ on the rocks? Conflict over forest and politics of justice in Vietnam.
Authors: Sikor, Thomas
Cam, Hoang
Keywords: Forest
Vietnam
Justice
Reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
Politics
Issue Date: Apr-2016
Series/Report no.: Human Ecology;Volume 44, Issue 2, Pgae 217–227
Abstract: In Vietnam, villagers involved in a REDD+ (reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) pilot protect areas with rocks which have barely a tree on them. The apparent paradox indicates how actual practices differ from general ideas about REDD+ due to ongoing conflict over forest, and how contestations over the meaning of justice are a core element in negotiations over REDD+. We explore these politics of justice by examining how the actors involved in the REDD+ pilot negotiate the particular subjects, dimensions, and authority of justice considered relevant, and show how politics of justice are implicit to practical decisions in project implementation. Contestations over the meaning of justice are an important element in the practices and processes constituting REDD+ at global, national and local levels, challenging uniform definitions of forest justice and how forests ought to be managed.
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/58343/1/Manuscript.pdf
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