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Charcoal, fertiliser and vinegar: Producer organisations turning forest products into sustainable energy

When farmers and small land holders organise into producer groups to support both livelihoods and forests, remarkable things can happen to a landscape – including a system to sustainably harness energy from forests. That is exactly what happened in a small agroforestry venture in Thailand – and now others are learning from them. Celebrate this year's International Day of Forests (21 March) by learning about these forest champions.

Coastal mangroves in Tanjung Panjang, Gorontalo Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia

Blog - Building consensus: importance of landscape vision for coastal communities

In this blog, Li Jia, Forest Landscape Restoration Coordinator, IUCN Asia Regional Office reflects on her visit to Sulawesi Island, Indonesia and the importance of the Restoration Opportunities Assessment Methodology (ROAM) in driving local stakeholders towards achieving a common goal of sustainable coastal management. 

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