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 Connect aims to reduce poverty and protect forests by better linking locally-controlled forest and farm enterprises, not only to each other, but also to markets, financial and business support services and to decision makers, policymakers and policy processes, such as National Forest Programmes.
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