Resources

Welcome to the resources section - an extensive, searchable library of information on community-based forest monitoring. We have a range of resources, from policy briefs to videos and how-to guides, which can support policy makers, practitioners and researchers.

Resources are tagged by 'type' (e.g. journal article or manual) and 'monitoring theme' (e.g. biodiversity) to help you search for what you need. Examples of project reports and technical project materials can help with key steps, such as creating a mobile data collection form using Open Data Kit, establishing free prior and informed consent, and building a participatory monitoring framework. Policy briefs and 'lessons learned' reports can help you make the case for community-based monitoring, by showing the value it has had for forest communities around the world.

Our case studies, blogs, and pages on why to do community-based forest monitoring and on digital technology are separate from this resource library, so do take a look at them too.

If you have a resource related to community-based forest monitoring that you would like us to upload to Forest COMPASS, please get in touch.

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Resource type Resources

Acre Social and Environmental Safeguards Monitoring Manual

Manuals and textbooks

Bridging scientific and local knowledge in forest management

Videos
English

Case Study Report: Community-Based Monitoring Systems for REDD+ in Guyana

Journal articles
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English

Community forest monitoring in REDD+: the ‘M’ in MRV?

Journal articles

Community-based monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV): an assessment in the Oddar Meanchey community forestry REDD+ site

Project reports

CyberTracker software

Data Collection Form

Demonstrating 'respect' for the UNFCCC REDD+ safeguards: the importance of community-collected information

Policy and regional reports
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English

Eyes in the forest: the community view of decision making through community-led forest monitoring

Community view videos
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English

Indigenous people's view: community monitoring and REDD+ benefits beyond carbon

Community view videos

International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity address to SBSTTA on CBMIS

Policy and regional reports
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English

Mapping and monitoring - realising forest rights in Indonesia

Community view videos
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English

Monitoring Forest Biodiversity: Improving Conservation through Ecologically-Responsible Management (Book)

Manuals and textbooks

Power tools: for policy influence in natural resource management

Knowledge sharing platforms

TEDxUCL - Jerome Lewis - Extreme Citizen Science in the Congo Basin

Videos

Thinking together for those coming behind us: an outline plan for the care of Wapichan territory in Guyana

Technical project materials
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English
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Wapichan