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PA categories V and VI as landscape mechanisms for enhancing biodiversity in agricultural land, ecological connectivity and REDD+ implementation

As of: November 2020

The goal of this project is to demonstrate conservation and development benefits in four targeted landscapes in Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana and Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) through better use of the Protected Area categories “Protected Landscape/ Seascape” and “Protected area with sustainable use of natural resources”.

State of implementation/results

  • During the meeting of the "African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative" in Accra (Ghana) and during the "Global Landscape Forum" (GLF) events were held to exchange experiences with participants from several African countries. (…).
  • Forest reports entitled 'A Place for All at the Table for Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Ghana' report on activities, results and achievements on a wide range of IUCN forest issues (…).
  • IUCN receives a recognition award from the Government of Ghana (…)

Project data

Ghana, Tanzania, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda

Implementing organisation:
International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) - Switzerland

Partner institution(s):
  • Forestry Commission - Ghana," Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and Tourism (MECNT) - DR Congo", Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources - Ghana, Ministry of Water and Environment - Uganda, The Vice-President's Office - Tanzania
  • African Wildlife Foundation (AWF),The Forests Dialogue (TFD)

BMU grant:
4.288.983,00 €

05/2017  till  03/2021


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