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13 January, 2015

Call for papers ETFRN News 57: Effective forest and farm producer organisations

The forthcoming ETFRN News will interest all those engaged in managing or supporting forest and farm producer organisations (FFPOs), by showcasing examples of how they become stronger and more effective, and initiatives, policies and strategies that support them to do so.

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05 January, 2015

Prince Claus award for Abel Rodríguez is a recognition of the value of traditional knowledge

The principal Prins Claus award given to the Colombian artist and plant expert Abel Rodríguez is a recognition of the value of traditional knowledge for the conservation of the culture and habitat of indigenous communities. According to Tropenbos International, the organization that supported the work of Rodríguez, the award contributes to the self-esteem of, often marginalized, indigenous communities in the Amazon region and strengthens their role in the conservation of forests.

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19 December, 2014

First VPA Lessons Shared event in Guyana welcomed by stakeholders

On 18-19th November 2014, Tropenbos International organised the first VPA Lessons Shared event in Guyana, in cooperation with the Guyana Forestry Commission, EU FAO FLEGT Programme, EFI FLEGT Facility, IUCN, The Forestry Training Centre of Guyana, Iwokrama Foundation and the IDLgroup. This event was welcomed by stakeholders as a great opportunity for open and engaged discussions.

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15 December, 2014

Forest and farming families speaking out at the Global Landscapes Forum, Lima

Tropenbos International, the AgriCultures Network and the Forest and Farm Facility, created a space so voices from the fields and forests could be heard at the Global Landscapes Forum, Lima, Peru, on 6-7th December 2014. And they spoke.

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