05 September 2022 General

Gaan Kuutu: a meeting of community leaders from Bolivia, Colombia and Suriname

In August 2022, an unprecedented gathering occurred. This was the Gaan Kuutu, a regional exchange where 26 representatives from indigenous, tribal and peasant communities in South American had the opportunity to share first hand their experiences in how to best manage their lands.

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23 August 2022 the Netherlands

Agroforestry communication campaign – Open call

Tropenbos International is looking for a communication agency that will help us producing a communication campaign on TBI’s approaches to establish sustainable agroforestry systems.

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21 July 2022 Viet Nam

Women farmers in Viet Nam restore lands with coffee and indigenous tree species

In Viet Nam’s Central Highlands, women have the potential to play a key role in restoring degraded lands. Until recently, however, women seldom joined in local government efforts to promote restoration. By involving government officials in research, awareness creation and training, Tropenbos Viet Nam managed to convince them to focus their support on women-led agroforestry models for restoration.

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21 July 2022 Suriname

A new collaboration between Tropenbos Suriname and the Association of Saamaka Authorities

Throughout 2021 Tropenbos Suriname carried out a dialogue with the traditional leaders of the Saamaka tribe in the country’s interior rainforest. By the end of the year this resulted in an agreement to work together to strengthen the tribe’s territorial governance, based on the concerns and priorities of the Saamaka leaders, and with the enthusiastic involvement of Saamaka youth.

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21 July 2022 Ethiopia

A national strategy to restore Ethiopia’s drylands

The restoration of Ethiopia’s drylands has the potential to improve local livelihoods while contributing to climate change mitigation. In 2021, TBI’s partner in Ethiopia — PENHA — got government agencies and other stakeholders to collaborate and agree on a national drylands restoration strategy, laying a firm foundation for ambitious nationwide efforts.

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18 July 2022 General

Making knowledge work for people and forests - Annual review 2021

This annual review highlights a wide variety of outcomes of our work in 2021.

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