Regional experience sharing workshop on management of territory by communities, forest governance and market linkages, 3-7 August 2015, Mexico

Organizers of the workshop

The regional experience sharing workshop on management of territory by communities, forest governance and market linkages organized by the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) together with the government of México, the National Forest Commission (CONAFOR), the Mesoamerican Alliance of Forest and People (AMPB) and the Mexican Network of forest farm organizations (Red Mocaf) took place in Mexico 3 – 7 August, 2015.

Objectives of the workshop

The workshop was an activity of the FAO Latin American regional initiative of family farming and territorial rural development and was prepared and delivered within the framework of the Voluntary guidelines for governance of Tenure (VGGT). During the meeting about 100 representatives of forest and farm producer organizations, national and local governments of Bolivia, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico and Nicaragua shared and analysed successful experiences and also identified challenges for the governments to support producer organizations.

Outcome: Messages from representatives of Indigenous People, Local Communities and Small scale Producers for the WFC, and COP 21

As outputs of the workshop messages from producer organizations for the World Forestry Congress (WFC) and COP 21 were agreed and suggestions for policy to support the management of territory by communities, access to markets and food production were discussed.

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2016