In this video, participants and colleagues in Cameroon’s Western Highlands talk about the impact this work has had in their lives and their hopes for the future.
If ever there were a question as to whether community forestry is an excellent conservation strategy, one would only have to look to the concessions of the Maya Biosphere Reserve for an answer—and to the women leaders who live there.
Project Profile: Creating Resilient Ecosystems and Transforming Rural Cocoa Economies in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana
Through this project, we will bring together cocoa-producing families, governments, and the private sector to improve livelihoods for cocoa farmers, increase tree cover, and help reduce national and corporate GHG emissions.
Studies show that climate change disproportionately affects women and girls. Yet their intrinsic bond with the natural landscape is what makes women ideal sustainability leaders.
With the overarching goal of reducing child labor within coffee-farming communities, this project aims to create specific impacts within the partner communities—generating insights for other stakeholders to follow within their own contexts
Topics: In the Field