The Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism

Developing bankable business plans for sustainable forest-based enterprises

Serving as the basis for this course, the publication entitled Developing bankable business plans: A learning guide for forest producers and their organizations was published in 2021 by the FLRM in partnership with FAO’s Sustainable Forestry, Value Chain Innovation and Investments team.

The e-learning course aims to improve understanding of investments and financing to facilitate socioeconomic benefits for stakeholders in forest value chains. Participants of the course can expect to learn about the concept of bankability, creating a bankable business plan, investor criteria according to investor types and tailoring financial needs to enterprise life stages.

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