Uganda is home to one of the richest rainforests in Africa, but population growth, unsustainable land use and climate change put increasing pressure on nature and livelihoods. Conserving these can only be done through strong collaboration between local, national and international networks of local communities, civil society, government and businesses. IUCN NL strengthens processes to connect different levels of nature conservation by supporting communities and civil society groups in Uganda, together with our partner organisation ECOTRUST.
Ten entrepreneurs with sustainable green business ideas have been selected for further development by MoMo4C partner Tropenbos Ghana.This was after a business call was opened to invite green business ideas and proposals that take into consideration innovative climate actions which seek to address the challenges in the Sefwi-Wiawso, Juabeso, and Bia Landscapes. On Wednesday December 15th, the participants will pitch their ideas to potential investors.
A news article has been published by Ghana News Agency about the work of Tropenbos Ghana under MoMo4C.
Tropenbos Ghana has selected ten promising business ideas from some selected individuals in the Western North region to support and develop full business cases under its Mobilizing More for Climate (MoMo4C) programme.
Finance for Integrated Landscape Management: Processes that support integrated landscape initiatives and make access to finance more inclusive. This methodology helps identify the key stakeholders linked to financial flows for integrated landscape management, their perspectives and motivations, and the mechanisms used to channel funding from investors through brokers or intermediaries to individual or recipient groups that support integrated landscape initiatives.
Conserving key ecosystems like forests, as well as culture and livelihoods is a huge challenge for which solutions can only be found through strong collaboration between local, national and international networks of local communities, civil society, government and businesses. We are strengthening processes to connect different levels of nature conservation by supporting communities and civil society groups in Uganda.
Credit Unions can make a significant change for farmer groups. Watch the video about a farmer group in West Kalimantan.