No land, no forests, no food. The three go together for sustainability – production will not happen without the land and the forests. They are all interdependent.

- Robert Bimba, National Coordinator of the Farmers’ Union Network (FUN), The Gambia

Highlights 

New FFF Working Paper

Multi-sectoral platform for planning and implementation. How they might better server forest and farm producer.
Based on an analysis in the countries, this new publication explores the challenges of platforms with which forest and farm producers might engage, and how FFF's support can play an influential role in better serving their needs.


The Road to Durban

Click here to see how we can ensure that community-forestry practitioners and forest-and-farm producer organizations make their views known at the WIV World Forestry Congress. 
The Forest and Farm Facility, the Social Forestry Unit at FAO, Tropenbos International, RECOFTC and many other partners are working together with producer organizations, local communities and indigenous people around the world to ensure a powerful representation of local producers and forest-users.

Dont'miss the opportinity to submit an abstract by the 30 January 2015.


The unique knowledge and wisdom of indigenous communities

Video Interview of Phrang Roy, Coordinator of the Indigenous Partnership for Agro-biodiversity and Food Sovereignty 

 

 

 

Progress in the countries

New countries selected for FFF support

Bolivia, Kenya, Vietnam, and Zambia have been selected by an experts panel as the next four partner countries for the Forest and Farm Facility.

An important dimension of the Forest and Farm Facility is to strengthen smallholder, women, community and Indigenous Peoples’ producer organizations for business/livelihoods and policy engagement. Click here  to see recent activities implemented in support of producer organizations.

last updated:  Friday, December 12, 2014