Mecanismo para Bosques y Fincas

El Mecanismo para Bosques y Fincas (FFF) ofrece apoyo a las organizaciones de productores forestales y agrícolas (pequeños productores agrícolas, grupos de mujeres rurales, comunidades locales e instituciones de pueblos indígenas) para aumentar sus capacidades técnicas y empresariales y para que puedan tener su papel tan importante en la lucha contra el cambio climático y en el mejoramiento de la seguridad alimentaria. El FFF también colabora con los gobiernos para elaborar mecanismos intersectoriales y procesos políticos que aprovechan la contribución de los habitantes de las zonas rurales. El FFF es una asociación entre FAO, IIED, UICN y AgriCord. Entre sus donante actuales se incluyen Alemania, la Unión Europea a través del programa FAO-EU FLEGT, Finlandia, IKEA, Suecia,  los Estados Unidos de América, y los países bajos.  

Cuestiones clave

Forest and farm producer organizations representing the world’s smallholder farmers, Indigenous Peoples and local communities will gather in Pokhara, Nepal, from 9 – 12 April and virtually (online) to explore how to best manage the world’s agrobiodiversity. 
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a new report for International Migrants Day that explores the impact of migration on forest areas and how to ensure it has a positive effect on the environment. Migration and forests: What state and non-state actors can do to...
In Zambia's Eastern Province lies the Nyimba district, home to a diverse array of land-use demands, ranging from agriculture to forestry, all competing for the same space. However, the communities of Nyimba have a unique relationship with the forests surrounding them. For generations, they have relied on the forests as...
Smallholder farmer organisations can harness the collective power of the world’s 1.5 billion smallholders to tackle poverty and inequality, biodiversity loss and climate change. Showcasing KoKoo Pa, a farmers’ association in Ghana, Stephen Mwangi demonstrates how strong internal governance has unlocked KoKoo Pa’s potential to become a trusted development partner.
Recognizing their indispensable role, the World Rural Forum, in collaboration with the FFF and other key stakeholders, is committed to bridge the gap to get family farming on the global climate and biodiversity agendas.
Small-scale family farmers are the unsung heroes of the global food system. They produce over a third of the world’s food and are key to climate adaptation, yet new analysis reveals they receive just 0.3% of international climate finance.
In the heart of Marechal Cândido Rondon, a small rural community in Brazil, Matheus Gustavo Bloedorn and his family embarked on a journey fuelled by ambition and a vision for growth. Their story is a testament to the transformative impact of Cresol, a rural credit union that has been changing...
A global survey across 13 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America suggests smallholder farmers are spending US$368 billion of their own income every year on measures to adapt to climate change including through conserving or restoring biodiversity, according to the Forest and Farm Facility and IIED.