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Man, back to camera, walking down bumpy dirt road.
Masimavalafu Village, Njombe, Tanzania
© Emmanuel Fidelis Mgimwa
Establishing Village Land Forest Reserves at Njombe Forests Key Biodiversity Area, Tanzania
Grantee Name: 
Sokoine University of Agriculture
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Establish two new Village Land Forest Reserves in the Ludewa forests (part of Njombe Forests KBA in Tanzania). Produce forest management plans, associated by-laws, fire management plans and establish buffer zones. Train local village governments and Village Natural Resources Committees in Community-Based Forest Management practices. Overall, reduce threats to the KBA and enhance its habitat quality.

Strategic Direction: 2 Improve the protection and management of the KBA network throughout the hotspot.