Projects

In 2017, an alliance of organisations representing wildlife and landscape interests developed a vision to unlock the potential of the Severn Estuary landscape, working with the Estuary’s natural capital. TLLG are providing technical support, updating and restructuring the Severn Vision WebMap that collates and visualizes a range of datasets used to support future decision making under the vision...

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...

Participatory evaluation of livelihood opportunities within the coastal zone of Quirimbas National Park using IUCN’s Sustainable Livelihood Enhancement and Diversification (SLED) methodology, and including an evaluation of past livelihood interventions from communities’ perspective.

Location: Mozambique, Quirimbas National Park

Duration: May 2017 to September 2017

Client: WWF Mozambique

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...

As part of a broader management plan for the Lalan Mendis Forest Management Unit in South Sumatra, the Hutan Kita Institute (HaKI) is exploring the potential to develop Plan Vivo projects in two Village Forests. Forests in the region are highly threatened by expansion of cash crops and a lack of effective forest governance. 

TLLG worked with HaKI and the communities in Merang and Kepayang village...

A research project involving the analysis and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative data collected by CARE-Niger to understand the link between Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA’s) and resilience in the context of climate shocks in rural Niger. The work included assessing available data, study methods, context, and designing a research framework to complete the analysis of availab...

The project explored the feasibility of developing a Plan Vivo certified REDD project in community forests in Cameroon and the Central African Republic. TLLG reviewed the Project Idea Note and developed a work plan for project development.

Client/FunderSangha Tri-National Foundation

Location: Cameroon, Central African Republic

Duration: May 2017 to Jun 2017

Publications: Project Idea Note approved...

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