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TITLE: STRENGTHENING THE CAPABILITIES OF FOREST FRINGE COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHERN GHANA TO HALT ILLEGAL LOGGING

DEVELOPMENTAL OBJECTIVE: To improve the contribution of local communities to SFM and REDD


SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE: To sensitize and build the capacities of local communities on forest policy, laws and agreements as well as determine motivational needs for monitoring and reporting on illegal logging in local communities.


OUTPUTS

Output 1: Local communities sensitized and trained on forest laws and agreements including Timber Resources Management Act and FLEGT/VPA agreements

OUTPUT 2: 150 forest fringe community members have their capacity built in monitoring and Reporting

OUTPUT 3: Monitoring needs for local communities to monitor and report in illegal logging determined.

Map of Project Sites

These Districts and communities are  as follows:

Asankrangwa Forest District: Wassa Dunkwa, Achichere, Nsabrekwa, Kamanso, Sikanti,Domenase, Ankase,Agona,

Bechem Forest District: Apesika, Old Bronsankrom; New Bronsankro,Edwenewase, Bomaah, Dwomoh, Kwabena, Yamfo, Acherensua, Nsuaem, Ahyiaem,

Dunkwa Forest District: Ankonsia, Atobiase, Ayaase, Fawoman, Gyaaman, Pewodie, Moseaso,Tegyamoso,

Akim Oda District: Aprokumasi, Asuoso, Mofram, Aduasa, Tweredua, Brakwa,

Offinso Forest District: Dumasua Newtown, Anyinasusu, Adumasa,Samproso, Kyebi, Nkwaakwaa,  Asuboi, Asuoso, Akofuna, Kayira