Making knowledge work for forests and people - Annual Report 2017

Making knowledge work for forests and people - Annual Report 2017

the Netherlands - 05 September, 2018

This annual report highlights our achievements and work during 2017 towards realising conditions that enable climate-smart landscapes and therefore the promotion of the sustainable use of forests and trees for the benefit of local people and the global community.

Among other stories showcasing our work you can read about our work in Viet Nam, Suriname and Indonesia towards the implementation of a sound framework of land-based policies and the inclusive spatial and development plans. In Ghana and DR Congo about our support to producer organisations of smallholders to organize in associations and to obtain the right skills to be able to stand up for their rights, compete in the sector and comply with national and international standards and commitments. The documentation and use of traditional knowledge In Colombia for decision making processes and the integration of indigenous knowledge into the western science.

In 2017 the TBI programme “Productive landscapes for sustainable economic development, food security and integrated water management,” funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, came to an end. During this year TBI also began to implement the Green Livelihood Alliance, a strategic partnership with IUCN NL, Friends of the Earth NL and the Government of the Netherlands and the EU funded programme Strengthening non-state actors to improve forest governance in West Africa. Additionally, TBI became joined the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry.

 

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