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Together we can achieve sustainable management of tropical forestlands for the benefit of people, conservation and sustainable development.More information
Indigenous, tribal and peasant communities from Bolivia, Colombia and Suriname recently exchanged their experiences with territorial governance. According to Biza Akienboto, member of the Saamaka tribe in Suriname, this will help them prepare for the formal recognition of their territorial rights.
“We could not speak each other’s language, but we understood each other"
In 2021, through our various programmes we continued our work towards co-creation of solutions for climate-smart landscapes, where local people can improve their livelihoods while also contributing to conservation, food security and climate objectives. In our annual review you can read some examples of our achievements.
By enhancing sustainable use of tropical forests and trees, Tropenbos Suriname contributes to the improvement of livelihoods of people depending on forests and trees.