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Multinational - Development of forest byproducts and reforestation of degraded areas in central Africa

€1028028.535

02/12 - 12/15

Completed

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Objectives

The sectoral objective of the project is to contribute to the mitigation of deforestation and forest degradation in natural forests through the processing of forest scrap and the restoration of degraded surfaces and the reduction of poverty in the Congo Basin. Its specific objectives are: (i) the transformation of forest scrap; (ii) the reduction of degraded land by shifting cultivation on burning; (iii) reforestation of 50% of degraded areas; (iv) the creation of a revolving fund to support the populations in their activities of improvement of living environment; and (v) improving the governance of land management through the establishment of local management platforms.