Indigenous peoples and local communities have an unsurpassed connection to the Earth's forests.
Our trainers are absolutely critical to achieving the mission of protecting forests, improving livelihoods, and promoting human rights.
By working in harmony with the natural world and paying attention to the details, Anita continues to feed the curiosity that was first piqued as a child on her grandfather’s coffee farm. “This is where I feel I have made the biggest difference,” she says, “viewing the estate as an ecosystem instead of just a plantation to grow crops.”
Today, as we celebrate our 35th anniversary, Daniel chronicles our journey, from inspiration to global movement.
Our Forest Allies initiative leverages the enormous power of our partnerships to support forest communities as they address the climate crisis and combat deforestation. Here are the six landscapes where our Forest Allies are currently active.
Meet three of the scientists whose work we have supported through the Kleinhans Fellowship for Community Forestry Research.