Forest and Farm Facility

Publications

ETFRN news 60 - Forest and farm producer organizations in Ghana’s drylands: key partners in restoration

Building on existing experiences, interviews and local surveys in Ghana’s savannah zone, this article details how FFPOs can help build climate-resilient landscapes and ensure that multiple benefits are generated for...

Can collective intellectual property rights preserve culture and biodiversity?

Millions of unique smallholder producers and artisans make a huge contribution to the world economy but few can compete in globalised markets. Their high per unit production costs, lack of...

Places to prosper: engaging with youth migration in forest landscapes

Youth migration shapes economies and ecologies profoundly. Young men and women bring vibrancy to rural communities. But in rural areas, young people must weigh up their chances for prosperity: whether...

Women’s empowerment through collective action: how can forest and farm producer organisations can make a difference

This research report explores different organisational structures and social and cultural services from a gender-equality and women’s empowerment perspective. More specifically, it examines how access to social and cultural services...

Prosperity in place for youth: Meaningful work for mobile youth that enhances forest landscapes

The global youth population has reached 1.2 billion, accounting for 16 percent of the total population. Youth are here defined as those between 15 and 24 years of age. Tragically,...

Thriving in diversity: smallholders organising for climate resilience

With their ability to mobilise 1.5 billion smallholder producers, forest and farm producer organisations (FFPOs) can help drive a paradigm shift away from large-scale monocultural systems, which are vulnerable to...

How forest and farm producer organisations deliver social and cultural services

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs’) aim of leaving no one behind, governments must ensure vulnerable groups have access to social and cultural services. Many of these services are...

Forest and Farm Facility: Collective action towards improved livelihoods and climate-resilient landscapes

The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) supports forest and farm producers and their organizations (FFPOs) in improving livelihoods, while safeguarding the environment and responding to climate change. Building on phase...

Analyse widely, act deeply: Forest and farm producer organisations and the goal of climate resilient landscapes

Local organisations, thriving amongst smallholders dependent on adjacent forests or trees growing on their farms, constitute perhaps the world’s biggest and most effective force for improved rural livelihoods and sustainability....

Forest business incubation: the heartbeat of healthy landscape livelihoods

Forest producers and their local organisations often lack the skills they need to maximise sustainable business opportunities that reduce poverty, improve climate resilience and mitigate climate change. Although people working...

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