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13 April 2021 Viet Nam

Indigenous trees for rural beautification in Viet Nam

The farmers’ association of Krông Bông district in Viet Nam’s Đắk Lắk Province used the knowledge they gained from trainings of Tropenbos Viet Nam to support the planting of indigenous trees, as part of a government initiative aimed at beautifying the countryside. This will not only please the eye, but is also good for the soils, and will provide people with fruits and high-quality timber.

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12 April 2021 Ethiopia

Agreement in Addis Ababa, on a declaration towards an Ethiopian dryland restoration strategy

On Saturday 10 April, the 46 participants of a national workshop on dryland restoration and dry forest management ended an intensive three days of discussions with a huge result.

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06 April 2021 General

Attracting finance to small and medium-sized enterprises

Financial institutions are often reluctant to provide loans to small and medium-sized enterprises in the forestry and agroforestry sectors. To change this, TBI provides them with information that shows the benefits of investing in these businesses.

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30 March 2021 Uganda

Reducing the negative impacts of oil palm on food security in Uganda

Synopsis: Research shows that oil palm expansion in Kalangala District, Uganda, has had severe negative effects on food security and the environment. Based on these research results, the Government of Uganda has improved the planning of oil palm expansion in other parts of the country.

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29 March 2021 Ghana

Workshop to Validate the Priority Climate Action Plan in Juabeso-Bia and Sefwi-Wiawso landscape

The Juabeso-Bia and Sefwi-Wiawso Landscape (JBSW) in the Western North Region of Ghana is located in the High Forest Zone and has considerable levels of biodiversity. However, the landscape faces the threats of deforestation and forest degradation, which compromise the livelihoods of forest adjacent communities and the general population.

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01 March 2021 Philippines

Outcomes of participatory multi-stakeholder dialogues in the Philippines

Since 2018, our partner Forest Foundation Philippines has been promoting participatory multi-stakeholder dialogues in landscapes across the Philippines. These dialogues contribute to inclusive and well-informed decision-making on land and water governance and link landscape actors to national decision-makers.

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