• in Mongolia

    Nomadic Nature Trunks are an important tool for supporting community-based conservation and building lasting conservation constituencies among Mongolia's dispersed herder communities.
  • In Kenyan Coast

    Communities along Kenya's coast are actively managing a system of fisheries closures, called tengefu, to build sustainable management systems for their fisheries.
  • A 10-year participatory process provides a starting point for effective natural resource governance and improved human wellbeing.
  • By implementing their land management plan, the Tacana people have dramatically reduced deforestation within their territory.
  • Conditional cash payments reduce poverty and deforestation

    Conditional cash payments reduce poverty and deforestation

    In Guatemala

    When communities comply with conservation practices in exchange for development assistance people and the forest benefit.
  • Communities adopt conservation practices when learning from each other

    Communities adopt conservation practices when learning from each other

    WCS’ Community Exchange Days encourage local adoption of practices to address the challenges of living in large protected areas
  • Helping farmers raise yields and incomes, adapt to climate change while saving forests

    Helping farmers raise yields and incomes, adapt to climate change while saving forests

    In Uganda

    Community savings groups are self-financing climate-smart agriculture, increasing crop production, and reducing forest clearing.
  • Conditional cash payments reduce poverty and deforestation
  • Communities adopt conservation practices when learning from each other
  • Helping farmers raise yields and incomes, adapt to climate change while saving forests

Growing Constituency


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