The project Weoog Paani (“New forest”) in Burkina Faso aims at implementing at a large scale (25 rural communes/municipalities) the local forest management model that the non-governmental organization Tree Aid has developed and tested in 8 rural communes in Burkina Faso. The model contains the following main steps: - Mapping of resources through forest inventories and land maps - Socio-economic surveys - Preparation of forest management plans together with local stakeholders (NGO, community organizations, local small enterprises, commune representatives etc) - Forest regeneration, strengthened biological diversity and improved forest production together with village organisations, forest extension services and forest researchers - Establishment of micro water dams in the forests in order to increase CO2 sequestration, increase biological diversity and increase forest production - Market studies to identify value chains with economic potential and relevance for vulnerable households - Strengthening of value chains (production - processing - marketing) - Support to local small enterprises och promotion of sustainable micro finance solutions The Project particularly focuses on women and youth...
Agency : Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
Implementing organisation : Donor country–based NGO
Aid type : C01 - Project-type interventions
Strategy : Burkina Faso 2018-2022
Partner country : Burkina faso