Information for 17197IIED
Focusing support for locally controlled forest enterprise
Briefing, 2 pages
Funding to Forest Connect led to diagnosis of effective investments, clarified our strategy and attracted new members
To restore forests and get out of poverty, rural communities need the knowledge and connections to build flourishing enterprises. Forest landscapes are among the most isolated and marginalised areas in the world, where land, food and energy security and income generation are pressing concerns. Achieving sustainable development in the forest landscape while addressing those immediate needs is a complex challenge that requires joined-up efforts.
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