Projects

TLLG are working with WeForest to help improve their Information management systems (IMS).

We Forest rely on timely and accurate information to inform science and context-driven project design, results based adaptive management, transparency of operational decision making, inter-departmental coordination and, transparent and timely communication with donors. Furthermore, information generated acr...

BioCarbon Partners (BCP) implement two REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) projects in Lusaka and Eastern Provinces in Zambia. These are landscape-scale REDD project activities that work with communities in rural Zambia, supporting these communities to implement Community Forest Management in order to reduce deforestation and degradation. 

TLLG is conducting an Envi...

TLLG has continued working with Lestari Capital, conducting due diligence for a new project being considered for inclusion in their Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism (SCCM). The project has committed to protecting tropical peat swamp forest and conducting livelihood programmes in surrounding communities that address all 17 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The due diligence pr...

TLLG is supporting Exeter University’s Global Systems Institute (GSI) to develop collaborative partnerships with the Kenya-based Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) and The International Small Group Tree Planting Programme (TIST) that have both developed successful models for community-led biodiversity conservation and landscape restoration.  TLLG will contribute their technical experiences from com...

Lestari Capital is developing an innovative finance mechanism connecting corporate demand for durable conservation outcomes with projects that need long-term operating capital on the ground. The Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism (SCCM) helps companies meet an increasing range of sustainability certification and import market requirements.


TLLG is working with Lestari Capital to supp...

To ensure that the Plan Vivo Standard continues to reflect international best practice and to enhance access to markets and funding for current and future Plan Vivo projects, the Plan Vivo Standard is being revised, with the aim of launching an updated version in 2019.

TLLG is helping facilitate the process for revising the Standard by coordinating a working group, arranging consultations with ex...

Ambio is developing a Plan Vivo project focused on avoiding deforestation and forest degradation in the Selva Zoque - Sumidero Canyon Complex, an area covering around 154,000 hectares and incorporating 5 reserves - Selva El Ocote Biosphere Reserve, Sumidero Canyon National Park, Protected Forest Zone “Villa Allende”, Area Subject to Ecological Conservation “La Pera” and Area Subject to Ecologica...

Management of Village Forests by community members is a demonstrated method for effective forest conservation, that also benefits local communities. Expansion of social forestry in Indonesia is restricted by a lack of finance available to support establishment and management of village forests. Lestari Capital is developing innovative methods for financing forest conservation in Indonesia t...

TLLG produced a baseline assessment of REDD+ project sites in northern Ethiopia using FAO’s Collect Earth toolkit. The baseline evaluates land cover, land use, vegetation structure and signs of land management that will enable comparable future assessments to identify land management intervention activities such as plantation, rehabilitation and terracing.

Client: LTS International

Location: Ethio...

This project in coastal Quirimbas National Park (QNP), Mozambique works directly with coastal communities in to implement climate-adapted and sustainable practices for the use of marine and coastal resources. The project design is based on Climate Vulnerability studies, and project activities include the implementation of temporary closures for octopus (Octopus cyanea). TLLG are supporting the d...

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