The authors would like to thank all those who shared their time and expertise to participate in the workshops held in November 2019 and the interviews undertaken for this research between October and December 2019.
Chatham House would also like to thank the partners in our broader programme of work into forest governance, which provided the starting point for this research. This includes those colleagues who undertook research into policy and institutional frameworks in Brazil, Cameroon, DRC, Ghana, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea and Republic of Congo, and the members of our advisory group (Paolo Cerutti, Tim Dawson, Julia Falconer, Dong Ke, Rupert Oliver, Saskia Ozinga, Thomas Pichet and Tina Schneider).
Thanks are also owed to Chris Beeko, Achille Djeagou, Aline Fabing, Patrice Kamkuimo, Nyassi Tchakounte Lucain, Duclaire Mbouna, Aurelian Mbzibain, Elisa Peter, Marie Vallée and an anonymous peer reviewer for their helpful comments and suggestions on earlier drafts of the paper.
The research for and writing of this study were undertaken with funding gratefully received from the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
The conclusions and recommendations of this report represent the views of the authors, not those of the reviewers or funders.