The Forest and Farm Facility: building strength in numbers
Forest and farm producer organisations offer benefits on three fronts: social, environmental and economic. Above all, when forest and farm producers organise, they gain the strength their numbers warrant. Families, communities and indigenous peoples are collectively responsible for one third of the world’s forests. The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) works to engage with a huge spectrum of producer organisation across countries and contexts. It~strengthens organisations’ business and policy engagement. It catalyses multisectoral policy platforms they can engage with. And it helps link their voices to global processes. This briefing describes the stages, benefits and challenges of~organising, and explains FFF’s strategies, and how governments can help producer groups transform forest and farming landscapes.