International Analog Forestry Network - Secretariat

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This presentation introduces the International Analog Forestry Network, its secretariat, and the partners around the world that make it up.

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International Analog Forestry Network - Secretariat

  1. 1. The International Analog Forestry Network Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  2. 2. Who we are • Established in 1996 • A network of partners around the world • Common objective: to restore ecosystems' environmental stability and biodiversity Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  3. 3. Our Partners Canada: Falls Brook Centre Peru: Arbio Cameroon: Centre for Nursery Development and Eru Propagation Sri Lanka: Rainforest Rescue International Costa Rica: Centro de Capacitación de Bosques Análogo Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  4. 4. Netherlands: Both ENDS Canada: Falls Brook Centre Belgium: WeForest France: Guayapi USA: Grayson LandCare; Institute for Cultural Ecology; Care of Earth Cuba: Agroforestry Research Institute Honduras: FUCSA Costa Rica: ARBOFILIA; CCBA; Eco Era Colombia: AMICHOCO Ecuador: ClimAmbiente Philippines: NTFP-EP Dominican Republic: ENDA-Dom Togo: Les Compagnons Ruraux Cameroon: CENDEP India: India Development Project; Sahajasamrudha Sri Lanka: Conservation Carbon Company; F.G.P; FSHS; Rainforest Rescue International Brazil: Consorcio dos Productores Sateré-Mawé Peru: Arbio The International Analog Forestry Network – where we are Australia: Ballarat Tree Growers; Total Ecosystem Management
  5. 5. The world’s life support systems are threatened by deforestation, monoculture plantations, landgrabs and the degradation of forest ecosystems, all of which should be seen as opportunities for restoration.
  6. 6. Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  7. 7. What we do • Restore the productivity of degraded land and provide new sources of food and income to local people • Support interventions for small farmers and indigenous communies in developing countries to maintain and restore their forests while improving their income and livelihoods Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  8. 8. Actions • Promote and teach the Analog Forestry methodology • Train for land restoration and sustainable living Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  9. 9. Actions • Bring back biodiversity and build healthy soils, taking the entire ecosystem into account • Represent the services provided by natural, biodiverse ecosystems, reflecting the true value of forests. Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  10. 10. Actions • Promote ways of living with the land provide for human needs while reducing pressure on the environment • Strengthen rural communities socially and economically through the use of species that provide commercial products Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  11. 11. Actions • Promoting the value and functions of natural products • Value-added certification systems such as Forest Garden Products and Participatory Guarantee Systems Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  12. 12. IAFN Secretariat Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  13. 13. IAFN Secretariat • Communication hub of the network • Repository of information on Analog Forestry • Coordination of trainings and site development • Involved in research, education, and fundraising activities related to the promotion of Analog Forestry worldwide Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.
  14. 14. Community work in Costa Rica: • Environmental education • Tree planting and urban agriculture • Seed and plant exchanges
  15. 15. Thank you! Restoring the planet’s life-support systems.

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