Community reforestation for biodiversity, livelihood diversification and culture
Charles Sturt University
Host Country Institutions:
GTNT Group Training Northern Territory, RAEBIA Resilient Agriculture and Economy through Biodiversity in Action, WVTL World Vision, Timor Leste, ALI Australian Landcare International
Biodiversity and livelihoods enhanced through expansion of community led reforestation that integrates agroforestry, farmer managed natural regeneration, biodiversity conservation and carbon payments through an internationally recognised carbon accreditation scheme. Indigenous knowledge and Timorese customary law (Tara Bandu) will guide project activities to ensure alignment with community values and goals.
Biodiversity and livelihoods are enhanced through expansion of community reforestation that integrates agroforestry systems, farmer managed natural regeneration, biodiversity conservation, carbon payments and customary law.