Strengthening Malian forest management to protect biodiversity and alleviate poverty
Host Country Institutions:
This project will strengthen the natural resource management (NRM) of two Malian forests, to protect and restore biodiversity while contributing to poverty reduction. We will work with local communities to restore forests while building their capacities in forest governance and NRM, and developing enterprises to improve livelihoods and increase incomes.
Forest restoration and increased threatened, indigenous tree species diversity within 11,619 hectares of Malian forest, and increased targeted household incomes by 25%, through strengthening natural resource management and enterprise development.