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Together we can achieve sustainable management of tropical forestlands for the benefit of people, conservation and sustainable development.More information
Promoting sustainable forest management is not a new theme. For many years, many parties have been working hard on sustainable forest management. However, due to current developments, the theme may well deserve our attention. There are new threats to sustainable forest management, but fortunately there are also opportunities! How can we, as a chain, exert our influence and have more effect?
While Cocoa Agroforestry is being touted in recent times as the solution to combating deforestation driven by the conversion of forests into farmlands, fueled in part by the expansion of monoculture cocoa farms, Madam Gladys Adjei, a 52-year-old veteran cocoa farmer, says cocoa agroforestry also holds the key to obtaining higher yields and prolonging the lifespan of cocoa trees.
On Friday, October 19, 2018 a national advocacy strategy in Liberia is being launched under the theme “Setting the stage for campaign against illegal logging as well as the blatant disregard for community’s rights and benefits as it relates to Social Agreement.” The advocacy strategy is organized by Liberian Civil Society Organizations under the banner, NGO Coalition of Liberia.
The TBI network has members in Indonesia, Vietnam, Ghana, DR Congo, Suriname, Colombia and the Netherlands. The members share a common vision and mission, as well as a common focus and approach, while tailoring their efforts to the specific local context