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GGGI:2022-2025:Biodiversity conservation for ecosystem and community resilience

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06/22 - 06/26

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General

The overall objective of the program is to strengthen the mainstreaming and integration of biodiversity conservation interventions into local development programs by: - Enhancing the sustainable forest management in selected woredas in selected zones in Oromia and South West Ethiopia People Regional States. - Improving gender equality and livelihoods of forest dependent communities, including women and youth, and - Building the capacity of Government stakeholders and local community groups at various levels.

Objectives

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the sustainable management of biodiversity rich natural forests of the Southwest Ethiopia for enhancing ecosystem services and livelihoods improvement of communities living in and around the forest landscapes in Southwest Ethiopia. Furthermore, the project will contribute towards several commitments of Ethiopia for global partnerships such as the Paris Agreement of the UNFCCC, land degradation neutrality of the UNCCD, conservation targets and ambitions of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), AF100, AUs Agenda 2063 and the SDG. The specific objectives of the project are: 1To strengthen mainstreaming and integration of biodiversity conservation interventions into local development programs; 2To enhance the sustainable forest management in selected woredas and zones in Oromia and SWEP Regional States; 3To improve gender equality and livelihoods of forest dependent communities, including women and youth; and 4To build the capacity of Government stakeholders and local community groups at various levels.