Making policies and markets benefit forest communities: participatory forest management in Ethiopia
Dr Mulugeta Lemenih, Farm Africa’s Head of Forestry and Natural Resource Management, will discuss how participatory forest management could transform the lives of forest-dependent communities in Ethiopia. He will focus on:

payments for carbon stocks under the REDD+ scheme
business development
trading in timber and non-timber forest products such as wild coffee, honey and frankincense

Dr Mulugeta Lemenih has extensive expertise in NRM including forest development; Participatory Forest Management; carbon forestry (REDD+ project design, feasibility analysis, safeguards and MRV); payment for ecosystem services and watershed/soil management. He is responsible for guiding and implementing forestry projects and advising Farm Africa more broadly on NRM related development.
Date: 11 December 2015, 12:00 (Friday, 9th week, Michaelmas 2015)
Venue: Dyson Perrins Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QY
Venue Details: Beckit Room
Speaker: Dr Mulugeta Lemenih (Farm Africa)
Organising department: Oxford University Centre for the Environment
Organiser: Jane Applegarth (University of Oxford, Oxford University Centre for the Environment)
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Host: Professor Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford)
Part of: Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests
Topics: Forest management
Booking required?: Required
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Audience: Public
Editor: Jane Applegarth