Projects

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...

In March TLLG supported the IUCN safeguards team with a training of IUCN staff from the Asia Regional Office and from country offices in the Asia region. The training focused on the application of IUCN’s Environmental and Social Management System, including the screening, assessment and monitoring of risks and impacts associated with conservation projects. The ESMS has been developed to support...

TLLG are working with KfW and IUCN on the application of KfW’s safeguard requirements in a portfolio of tiger conservation projects financed by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW Development Bank and implemented by IUCN. Through this assignment TLLG will provide support on the application of IUCN’s Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) to a selection of projects pertaining t...

TLLG is working closely with TREE AID to develop approaches to monitoring outcomes of their forest management activities that fall under their natural resource management programme. The methodology will make use of the OpenForis software, a suite of open-source tools developed by FAO for environmental monitoring and will be piloted across Burkina Faso community forest sites where TA has been wor...

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...

TLLG worked with The Biodiversity Consultancy (TBC) to conduct an assessment of the feasibility of establishing a community conservation programme within the commune of Tomboronkoto, Senegal. TLLG designed and conducted a participatory field assessment and applied the Conservation Measures Partnership Open Standards and the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) Standards in order to...

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...

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