Rehabilitation of the ecosystem of the Park W landscape
Host Country Institutions:
The project will rehabilitate the ecosystem and enhance community-level economic development in the Nigerien area of the W trans-boundary biosphere reserve (WTBR/Niger) which is composed of Park W and its periphery. Through effective community forest governance, the development of partnerships between the local communities and Park W management, and tree-related enterprise development, the project will protect threatened biodiversity while enhancing local livelihoods. The project is responding to a lack of interventions promoting sustainable resource management in the peripheral area. Threatened species protection and community forest management in the WTBR/Niger, supported by sustainable economic development of local communities.