FOREST COCOA: SUSTAINABLE COCOA AND FOREST CONSERVATION IN THE AMZON
Portuguese below] Cocoa Forest is an initiative run by The Nature Conservancy in Brazil and supported by IUCN and Cargill. The goals are to boost a sustainable model to growing the Amazon native cocoa, restoring degraded areas, and protecting forests, while generating income for family farmers.
RADIO & RESTORATION: HOW A WEEKLY SHOW IS HELPING WOMEN FARMERS IN MALAWI TRANSFORM THEIR LANDS
In Malawi, an innovative radio show is educating women farmers on climate resilient agricultural practices and forest landscape restoration, empowering them to manage their own landscapes. Her Farm Radio is an initiative of Farm Radio International, supported by IUCN through the KNOWFOR programme, funded by U.K. aid from the UK Government.
SAVING LAND: COMBATING LAND DEGREDATION IN WEST AFRICA
Since 2013, as part of the Ecosystems Protecting Infrastructure and Communities (EPIC) global initiative, IUCN has been supporting communities from 12 villages in south western Senegal and northern Burkina Faso to adapt to the climatic challenges using ecosystem-based approaches. A key component of the project is the trustful, participatory approach with the involvement of the communities from the very beginning and inclusion of traditional practices..