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Learning through sharing: The power of exchange visits and how to make them work

Lessons learned from GFP country exchanges

A collection of four booklets which offers insights from those involved in the GFP country exchange visits on the knowledge gained and lessons learnt. [Versión en español disponible]

Business Unusual: Smallholders establish pioneering forest enterprise

Business Unusual

A newly published paper from the proposed Forest and Farm Facility takes a look at a successful initiative supported by the Nfp Facility and GFP in Guatemala and demonstrates the kind of support that the FFF would provide in future.

Picture report of G3 participation in Rio+20 (IFFA)

Representatives of community, family, and Indigenous foresters (the G3) represent locally controlled forestry at Rio+20. Credit: Lennart Ackzell (IFFA)

This picture report provides an overview of the participation of community, family and Indigenous foresters in Rio+20 and their championing of locally controlled forestry.

IFFA report back on G3 participation at COP17

Lennart Ackzell from IFFA as part of G3 delegation at COP17 with representatives from PEFC. Photo: IFFA

IFFA report back on G3 participation at COP17 in Durban.

'Alianza' calls for Guatemalan government to fulfil budget pledges to forestry programmes - 4 July 2011

On 4 July 2011 the National Alliance of Community Forestry Organizations (the 'Alianza') published a public statement in Prensa Libre - a national newspaper - calling on the Guatemalan authorities to honour their financial commitments to the National Institute of Forests (INAB) and two important forest financing mechanisms: PINFOR and PINPEP.

Guatemalan government signs cross-institutional agreement for management of natural resources - 1 June 2011

On 1 June 2011, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN), the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food (MAGA), the National Institute of Forests (INAB), and the National Council for Protected Areas (CONAP), signed a four-year agreement of cooperation with regards to the conservation and sustainable management of the country's natural resources.

Regional workshop to review and update forest policy in Guatemala - Quetzaltenango, April 2011

A regional workshop to share the findings of a recent evaluation of forest policy in Guatemala was held in Quetzaltenango on 29 April. It was one of a series of workshops being held to gather proposals from a variety of different forestry organisations across the country for updating the forest policy which was established 10 years ago.

South South REDD Progress Report 2

During 2010, the project has

(i) adjusted its timeline and contractual ToRs in six institutions to
accommodate Ministerial desires to have a draft National REDD Strategy by the end of June 2010

(ii) prepared and present two background papers, the first on baselines and monitoring reporting and verification (MRV) and the second on possible options for the scale and scope of REDD within Mozambique;

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