Case studies

Accross the river: A transboundary peace park for Sierra Leone and Liberia

Accross the river: A transboundary peace park for Sierra Leone and Liberia

The programme aims at ensuring the land tenure and rights of local communities in sustainable forest management. The project focuses also on forest conservation financing as well as on carbon finance and ecotourism.

The Conservation of the Sierra Leone Western Area Peninsula Forest Reserves and its Watershed

The Conservation of the Sierra Leone Western Area Peninsula Forest Reserves and its Watershed

The introduction and establishment of participatory processes in decision making on the use of sustainable natural resources and biodiversity and pro-poor sustainable growth in the Weatern Area Peninsula Forest reserves.

The Gola Rainforest: a new, practical model for achieving sustainable protected areas in post-conflict Sierra Leone

The Gola Rainforest: a new, practical model for achieving sustainable protected areas in post-conflict Sierra Leone

This is the only major active conservation programme underway in Sierra Leone, and, by the end of the project, all necessary elements will be in place for the Gola Forest Reserves to be converted into a national park.

Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights

Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights

Affordable HIV/AIDS care and support is provided to towns and villages in the four Indian states mostly affected by the disease. The project tackles stigma at a local level and helps to sustain a non-discriminatory schooling environment for children.