Key Result Area 2
Summary of Key Strategies
Implement value addition property investments and proposals
Conservation Land Trusts : To protect land for future generations e.g. The Rwenzori Mountains Gateway – A 35 ha piece of degraded farmland that has through an assistive natural regeneration process been restored into a natural forest, acting as a buffer to the Rwenzori Mountains National Park.
Promote Community Forest and Wetland Conservation
Community Managed Reserves : Working with various stakeholders i.e. local governments, forest adjacent households, opinion leaders and special interest groups such as hunters, craft makers, political, cultural and religious leaders to promote community forest and wetland conservation through;
● Registration of Communal Land Associations.
● Supporting documentation for land tenure.
● Supporting implementation of land management plans.
● Development of management plans for Privately Protected Areas (PPA).
● Development of wetland management plans.
● Development of institutional frameworks (CBOs, by-laws, management committees and conservation agreements)
● Registration of CBO’s as CLA’s
Joint lobby and advocacy
Shared Resources Joint Solutions Programme (SRJS) 2015 – 2020; for the protection of International Public goods such as water provision and food security through lobby and advocacy. Funded by the Dutch Government through the Netherlands committee of IUCN.
Establishment of Environmentally friendly and gender responsive business models
Working with the private sector : to support the greening of value chains through building sustainable partnerships between private sector and supply chain actors.
Mobilizing More for Climate (MoMo4C) – 2019 – 2020; aiming to bring together entrepreneurs, firms, policymakers, investors and civil society organizations to make green business propositions that tackle the impacts and causes of climate change at landscape level and to attract investments to implement these initiatives. Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Trees for Global Benefits : A climate change mitigation/adaptation scheme that rewards smallholder farmers for adopting sustainable practices by linking them to financing and markets.
Wildlife Risk Mitigation.
Human Wildlife Conflict Resilience Fund : A local community-driven and financed compensation scheme that aims at enhancing community resilience to losses from wildlife incursions. This has been developed in collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute and Chimpanzee Trust with funding from USAID through Uganda Biodiversity Fund