Strengthening FORESCOM and the Community Forest Enterprises of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala
Before the Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR) was established in the Petén in 1990, the area was plagued by illegal logging, which focused on removing only the most valuable tree species, such as mahogany.
Rainforest Alliance Technical Assistance: Strengthening FORESCOM and the Community Forest Enterprises of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala
Sustainable management of the world’s natural resources is shifting from an option to a vital necessity. Increasing evidence attests to the fact that sustainable resource management practices can
The Impacts of Technical Assistance on a Community Forest Enterprise: The Case of San Bernardino de Milpillas Chico, Mexico
This case study report describes work undertaken to improve community forest enterprise competitiveness in Mexico as a means to local economic development and forest conservation. Over a three-year
The Impacts of Training, Technical Assistance and New Market Access for Community Forest Enterprises in the Rio Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras
Covering over two million acres, the Rio Plátano Man and Biosphere Reserve (RPBR) is Honduras’s largest natural forest reserve and an area of global biodiversity importance. Twelve community