Forest Incomes for Environmental Sustainability (FIFES)

FIFES's overall goal is to develop key rural forest-based enterprises that provide inclusive, sustainable economic opportunities for rural farmers and forest-dependent communities in a way that also combats deforestation and biodiversity loss.


Assess key forest value chains and strengthen them through organizational capacity assessments and barrier analyses of community forest groups as well as providing technical support to improve the selection, harvesting, storage, and processing of forest-based products Work with local partners to increase their capacity for biodiversity monitoring and awareness Bring together key stakeholders in forest management and biodiversity monitoring in Liberia to share lessons learned and best practices Work with existing community forest groups to develop and finalize their community forest management plans with the government of Liberia in order to facilitate better local governance of those community forests


  • Liberia


  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
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