Natural Resource Governance Framework

Natural Resource Governance Framework Inception Workshop Participants, Airlie Center




The Natural Resource Governance Framework (NRGF) is focusing on strengthening the understanding and implementation of rights and rights based approaches to conservation

Governance is a critical determinant of equity, justice and effectiveness in biodiversity conservation, and of the contribution that natural resources make to people’s enjoyment of rights and development opportunities. Governance is at the root of many problems that people are experiencing today, including natural resource related conflicts and unsustainable expansion of agriculture industrialization and mineral mining, which are reducing already marginalized communities’ access to land and natural resources, including wild and farmed foods. …  

14 Apr 2015 | Article

Janis Alcorn, Adalberto Padilla, Juanita Cabrera Lopez

CEESP participates in Natural Resource Governance Framework (NRGF) Scoping Workshop in Central America, December 2013

At the invitation of Dr. Grethel Aguilar Rojas, Regional Director of the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica and the Caribbean (ORMA), NRGF Working Group members Dr. Janis Alcorn (Chair CEESP TGER), Juanita Cabrera-Lopez (Co-Chair CEESP SPICEH), and Adalberto Padilla (CEESP member and IUCN senior officer in Mesoamerica) led the Natural Resources Governance Framework (NRGF) Regional Scoping Workshop at the ORMA offices in San Jose, Costa Rica, on 3 December 2013. …  

11 Dec 2013 | Article

NRGF presentation
  • Consultation with indigenous people, Bolivia
  • 20 indigenous women representing 10 ethnic groups  were actively participated
  • Children in Coto Brus Anthropological Reserve, Costa Rica