Mpingo Conservation Project - Community Forestry in Kilwa
Dr Matt Walpole
FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions:
Kilwa District Council, Mpingo Conservation Project
Improved protection for the forests of southern Tanzania by communities engaging in sustainable timber harvesting.
Community management of timber and forests in Kilwa District.
National guidelines developed for community management of timber stocks.
Potential evaluated for certification of community-managed mpingo.
Progress towards ability to model impacts of different harvesting regimes.
Cooperative consumer supply chain
Increased awareness of mpingo conservation nationally and internationally.
Improved capacity of district staff