Update from the field: Indonesia February 2023
By Moira Moeliono and Linda Yuliani Members of the COLANDS team in Indonesia have been celebrating the promotion of Linda Yuliani, team leader and CIFOR scientist, to PhD in November 2022. Linda’s dissertation Communities at the Crossroads: Forest or large-scale monoculture in Kalimantan, Indonesia, although partly based on earlier work, was enriched by her COLANDS […]
COLANDS at FLARE 2022
Preliminary research by members of the COLANDS initiative suggests that including local voices in decision-making is necessary for successful integrated landscapes approaches (ILAs) – findings outlined by team members during a global forestry and livelihoods (FLARE) conference. Read more:
Update from the field: Ghana September 2022
Work by the COLANDS team in Ghana has been highlighted in recent months by two significant workshops: the first, a long-delayed stakeholder engagement workshop, which brought together farmers, traditional chiefs, local NGOs, and government in the Western Wildlife Corridor.
Update from the field: Zambia September 2022
Between April and August 2022, the COLANDS team in Zambia organized two capacity building workshops, including an integrated landscape approach (ILA) reflection seminar, and a Training of Trainers workshop in participatory mapping held in Livingstone, Zambia on 23 June 2022.
Participatory mapping shows routes to sustainable future in Zambia
Unravelling stakeholder perspectives of landscape dynamics and trade-offs to understand and apply these is essential to implementing integrated landscape approaches (ILAs), according to recent training in participatory mapping in southern Zambia.
Ghana inception workshop introduction
Members of the COLANDS initiative joined with key stakeholders in Ghana’s Western Wildlife Corridor for a workshop 12-13 April 2022 in Bolgatanga, Ghana, to share experiences and knowledge in landscape management, engaging stakeholders in a landscape approach to shea landscape management, and assessing capacity and identifying capacity building needs. Participants included traditional chiefs, representatives from […]