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The Forests, Trees and Agroforestry Research Program (FTA) of the CGIAR with its partners invites you to our session at the upcoming GLF Bonn Digital Event - Wednesday June 3 2020 |14h00 - 17h15 |
Earlier this year, three communities in the Tshopo province of DR Congo received forest concession titles. The government and NGOs believe that these will help decrease deforestation and poverty, but researchers have casted doubts whether these expectations are realistic. Alphonse Maindo, Director of Tropenbos DRC, is cautiously optimistic.
At first sight, the COVID-19 crisis seems to have little to do with the way people manage their agricultural lands and forest resources. But the opposite may be true.
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