14 March 2023 Ghana

Upscaling cocoa agroforestry in Ghana

In Ghana, cocoa is traditionally grown in agroforestry systems, but over time farmers increasingly switched to monocultures, with negative effects on long-term production levels and farmers’ resilience. We have supported cocoa farmers to bring back trees into their farms.

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13 March 2023 Ghana

A little push from my friends: VSLA groups promote economic empowerment among women

Climate change is threatening the livelihoods of smallholders in the Juabeso-Bia and Sefwi-Wiawso landscapes in the Western North Region of Ghana. Most of these farmers depend on only one crop — cocoa — which makes them particularly vulnerable to changing and ever more extreme weather conditions. To increase their resilience in the face of climate change, farmers must invest in climate-smart practices; for example, by diversifying their income sources. However, such investments typically require more cash than they have on hand.

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08 March 2023 the Netherlands

Tropenbos International is looking for a Head of Finance and Business Support

Are you the driven finance and bussines teamplayer that will lead the network’s finance and business support? Do you want to be part of an international organisation that contributes to responsible management of forests and trees in forested landscapes? Then help us to make the difference and join our team.

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08 March 2023 Indonesia

Revitalising rubber agroforestry in Simpang Dua, West Kalimantan, Indonesia - Lessons from the Working Landscapes programme

Many farmers in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, have been converting rubber agroforests to monoculture oil palm plantations, decreasing diversity in the landscape. We want to reverse this trend, by making rubber agroforestry attractive again. What have we done and learned?

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01 March 2023 Viet Nam

Coffee agroforestry for restoration in the Srepok River Basin, Viet Nam — Lessons from the Working Landscapes Programme

Expansion of coffee monocultures on the slopes of the Srepok River Basin in Viet Nam has resulted in severe land degradation. As part of the Working Landscapes programme, we have been supporting coffee agroforestry to restore these lands and increase smallholders’ resilience.

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10 February 2023 the Netherlands

We are looking for a Thematic expert Business and Finance

Are you the Business and Finance expert that can build bridges between interests and perspectives from a multitude of stakeholder? And put your business and finance expertise to work for innovative financial solutions that support both community’s livelihoods and sustainable forest management through innovative approaches for collaborative learning and collective action… Then join our committed team.

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