Since 1990, Zambia has lost over 13% of its forest cover, among the highest deforestation rates in the world.
Approval of the Guidelines is recognized as an enormous step forward in setting fair standards for tenure in all countries.
FAO estimates that 30-40% of total food production is lost before it reaches the market.
Working with community radio stations, the listeners’ clubs empower their members to become actors in their own development.
30% of the world’s forests are managed by local people – smallholders, women, forest communities and indigenous peoples.