Course Materials

Module 1: Forest Governance

1. Books & Articles

Broekhoven, G., Savenije, H., & von Scheliha, S. (Eds.). (2012). Moving forward with forest governance. Wageningen, the Netherlands: Tropenbos International. xvi + 272 pp. Retrieved from

Cowling, P., DeValue, K., & Rosenbaum, K. (2014). Assessing forest governance: A practical guide to data collection, analysis and use. Washington DC: PROFOR and FAO. Retrieved from

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO). (2011). Framework for assessing and monitoring forest governance. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organization. Retrieved from

Maidell, M., Cheney, E. & Rametsteiner, E. (2012). A common framework to assess and monitor forest governance. ETFRN News, 53, April 2012. Retrieved from

2. Videos

Seymour, F. (CIFOR Director). (September 2010). The costs of poor forest governance [Video file]. Program on Forests. Retrieved from

European Forest Institute. (n.d.). Fighting illegal logging: FLEGT voluntary partnership agreements [Video file]. Retrieved from

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). (2012). REDD+ for green communities: Lesson from a pilot project in Nepal [Video file]. Retrieved from

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). (2013). Land tenure and REDD+: Lessons from Brazil [Video file]. Retrieved from

Module 2: Public Relations for Sustainable Forestry

1. Textbooks

Hall, R. (Ed.). (2013). REDD+ and the underlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation. Asuncion, Paraguay: Global Forest Coalition. Retrieved from

Rebugio, L.R., (2010). Promoting Sustainable Forest Management Through Community Forestry in the Philippines. In G. Mery, P. Katila, G. Galloway, R.I. Alfaro, M. Kanninen, M. Lobovikov, and J. Varjo (Eds.), Forests and society – Responding to global drivers of change (pp. 355-368). Vantaa, Finland: International Union of Forest Research Organizations. Retrieved from

Gascon, C. N., Gascon, A.F., & Takahashi, K. (Eds). (2006). Agroforestry systems in the Philippines: Experiences and lessons learned in Mt. Banahaw, Hanunuo Mangyan and some community-based forestry projects. Ohwashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan: Japan International Center for Agriculture Sciences.

Philippine Federation for Environmental Concern (PFEC). (n.d.). Community-based Forest Management Strategic Plan (2008-2017) (pp. 1-35). Quezon City, Philippines: Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Retrieved from

Magno, F. (2001). Forest devolution and social capital: State-civil society relations in the Philippines. Environmental History 6 (2), 264-286. Retrieved from

Guiang, E.S., Borlagdan, S.B., and Pulhin, J.M. (2001). Community-based forest management in the Philippines: A preliminary assessment. Philippine: Institute of Philippine Culture, Ateneo de Manila University in collaboration with University of the Philippines Los Baños. Retrieved from

European Communities. (2003). Sustainable forestry and the European Union: Initiatives of the European Commission (pp. 1-56). Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. Retrieved from

Brown, J., Gaudin, P., & Moran, W. (2013). PR and communication in local government and public services (pp 1-297). London: Koran Page Limited. ISBN-10: 0749466162; ISBN-13: 978-0749466169

Bultitude, K. (2011). The why and how of science communication. In P. Rosulek (Ed.), Science   communication. Pilsen: European Commission. Retrieved from

Verité Healthcare Consulting, LLC. (2013). Community health needs assessment (prepared for Inova Fairfax Medical Campus). Alexandria, Virginia: Verité Healthcare Consulting, LLC. . Retrieved from

2. Articles from journals

Hosonuma, N., Herold, M., de Sy, V., de Fries, R.S., Brockhaus, M., Verchot, L., Angelsen, A., & Romijn, E. (2012). An assessment of deforestation and forest degradation drivers in developing countries.  Environmental Research Letters 7 (4). Retrieved from

Munir and Dedi Rohendi. (2012). Development model for knowledge management system (KMS) to improve university’s performance (Case studies in Indonesia University of Education). International Journal of Computer Science Issues, 9-1 (1). Retrieved from

3. Others (e.g., conference report, government document, etc.)

Abdullah, M. S., Benest, I., Evans, A., & Kimble, C. (2002). Proceedings of 3rd European Conference on Knowledge Management, Dublin, Ireland, September 2002: Knowledge modelling techniques for developing knowledge management systems (pp. 15-25). ISBN:0-9540488-6-5. Retrieved from

Carandang, A.P. (2011). Assessment of the contribution of forestry to poverty alleviation in the Philippines (Final Report). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Retrieved from

Carandang, A.P., (2012). Analysis of key drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in the Philippines. Bonn and Eschborn, Germany: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Retrieved from

Cornwell Management Consultants plc. (2004). Digital preservation coalition training needs analysis final report (pp. 1-35). Retrieved from

Janse, G. (2007). Communication in forest policy decision-making in Europe: a study on communication processes between policy, science and the public (Doctoral dissertation). Faculty of Forest Sciences, University of Joensuu. Retrieved from

Kissinger, G., Herold, M., & De Sy, V. (2012). Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation: A synthesis report for REDD+ policymakers. Vancouver Canada : Lexeme Consulting. Retrieved from

Pulhin, J.M. (2002). Trends in Forest Policy in the Philippines. Policy Trend Report 2002, 29-41. Retrieved from

Rowan University Communication Institute. (2000). A Brief History of Public Relations. Retrieved from

Tate, R. L. (1976). Public relations in urban forestry. Journal of Arboriculture, 170-172. Retrieved from

Zimmerman, A. ,& Maennling, C. (2007). Multi-stakeholder management: Tools for stakeholder analysis: 10 building blocks for designing participatory systems of cooperation (pp. 1-62). Eschborn, Germany: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH. Retrieved from

Module 3: Forestry for Community Development

1. Textbooks (author, edition, year, ISBN, etc.)

Purnomo, K. P. (2011). The development of local institutions for community-based forest: A case study in Indonesia. VDM Verlag. ISBN: 9783639377583

2. Articles from journals

Alam, A., & Ihsan, S. (2012). Role of participatory rural appraisal in community development (A case study of Barani area development project in agriculture, live stock and forestry development in Kohat). International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences 2(8). Retrieved from

Amadi, B. O., & Abdullah, H. (2011). Evaluating multi-sector partnerships for sustainable community development in Nigeria. Canadian Social Science,7(6). DOI: 10.3968/j.css.1923669720110706.053. Retrieved from

Basit, A., Saif-ur-Rehman, & Nawaz, S. (2003). Impact of social forestry programme in rural Punjab: A case study in district faisalabad. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 1(3), 204-206.

Dale, A., Ling, C., & Newman, L. (2010).Community vitality: The role of community-level resilience adaptation and innovation in sustainable development. Sustainability , 2010 (2). DOI: 10.3390/su2010215. Retrieved from

3. Others (e.g., conference report, government document, etc.)

The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC). (2013). Community Forestry Champions Network: Tackling the obstacles to community forestry in Asia [Audio File]. Retrieved from