Forest and Farm Facility

The Forest and Farm Facility provides direct financial support and technical assistance to strengthen forest and farm producer organizations representing smallholders, rural women’s groups, local communities and indigenous peoples’ institutions. Collectively, forest and farm producers have the potential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to respond to climate change at landscape scales. A partnership between FAO, IIED, IUCN and Agricord, the Forest and Farm Facility is funded by Finland, Germany, Norway through the Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism of FAO, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United States of America, and IKEA.


FAO Representative in Zambia, with Swedish and Finnish donors' representatives visited the Choma Tree Nursery, Tubeleke women & Choma Charcoal groups supported by the FFF in their resilient activities to climate change.
Shared labels used by smallholder producers can promote biocultural diversity, build climate resilience and drive social justice. Read this blog by Kata Wagner, Researcher in IIED’s Natural Resources research group.
Join Foret and Farm Facility partners at International Day of Forests event: Women leaders in forestry with Ms Marie-Orléa VINA, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Madagascar. Contact us for vitual participation, Zoom links available. 
Between 20-22 February, the FFF team presented its 2022 results to its donors and Steering Committee members who provided FFF partners with guidance on future work. More than two-thirds of the FFF budget in 2022 was provided as direct support to grassroots organizations. These organizations strengthened the profitability of their enterprises, helped...
A new report by IIED reveals the vital role of Indigenous chakra systems and the producer organizations that work in them in conserving agro-biodiversity and building resilient communities.
A new report by IIED showcases how the importance of knowledge exchange for promoting agrobiodiverse practices.