Gender and the Sustainable Use of Forest Resources in Zambezia Province
Client – MADER / National Directorate of Forestry and Wildlife / Finnish Aid
Location – Zambézia – Mozambique
Year – 2004
Time – 2 months
The objective of the study was the sustainable use of forest resources by local communities, a result to be obtained through the formation of the Provincial Directorate of Forests and Wildlife, through the development of a forest inventory and a strategic forest management plan.
Verde Azul, in addition to the general training of local communities for the implementation of the management plan, provided a description of the main challenges related to equality in local communities, as well as coordinated a dialogue regarding the HIV / AIDS situation in the communities.
Verde Azul also provided an action plan with the aim of reducing the prevalence of HIV, as this is a risk factor for social well-being.