The forest Management and Conservation Project will be implemented in Fulwe Village, Morogoro, Tanzania. The project will benefit 100 local people living around the Forest. The project's objectives are to (a) strengthen the capacity of farmers, livestock keepers, park guard and Community members in protected area management and community liaison; (b) adjust the district's rural development programs to make rural development more biodiversity (forest) conservation-friendly.
The sustainable management of forest is still the growing challenge in biodiversity management for most of rural people in the Fulwe Village, Morogoro. Thousands of people living in Fulwe, Morogoro are reliant on forests around them to survive. But deforestation has become increasingly common as people chop down trees for timber, to sell as firewood, and to clear grazing land for their animals. The result is that if this situation is left unchecked, it would spell a major loss to the country.
Project will solve this problem by (i)strengthen the capacity of farmers, livestock keepers, park guard and Community members in protected area management and community liaison (ii)motivate local communities around forest area to promote conservation by delivering alternative livelihoods, raising awareness of the global importance of its biodiversity and consequences of over-harvesting and involving local community members in the surveying and enforcement of protected area laws and regulation
The project will educate 100 local communities members in the area to have the Knowledge, skills, and education on forest conservation and management that will sustain forest management for country development. Building the capacity of village forest management (training, learning from other regions, etc): Strengthening the capacity of Village Forest Managing Agency based on the formulated plan, including regional security aspect, sustainable business aspect, and monitoring - evaluation.