• 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.
  • in Fiji

    Rebuilding the mud-crab fishery after Cyclone Winston provided food, income and motivation to protect vital mangroves.
  • A 10-year participatory process provides a starting point for effective natural resource governance and improved human wellbeing.
  • Nine traditional communities have decided to protect their forests

    Nine traditional communities have decided to protect their forests

    In Papua New Guinea

    On Manus Island 67 clans worked with WCS to halt deforestation on their lands
  • 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.
  • Nine traditional communities have decided to protect their forests
  • Helping farmers raise yields and incomes, adapt to climate change while saving forests

Embedding Gender


Sustainable and equitable use of natural resources requires that all users be able to participate in making decisions. WCS supports women to make their voices heard, and their critical productive roles recognized, in making and implementing decisions and actions governing the use of lands, waters, and wildlife.

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