Ensuring benefits from Payments for Environmental Services for local communities, by Mirna Cunningham
Presentation done by Mirna Cunningham during the International Forum on Payments for Environmental Services of Tropical Forests (Costa Rica, 7 to 10 April 2014) co-organized by FAO, ITTO and Costa Rica’s National Forestry Financing Fund (FONAFIFO).
Family Forests and trees on farms are part of Family Farming systems
Progress in the countries
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.
Over the past years FAO, IIED, IUCN and the WB have been working together through the Growing Forest Partnerships. They have collaborated to develop the FFF and will implement it jointly.