Participatory Community Forest Development for Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation
Idea generation and involving on participatory implementation of community forest development.
I confirm that I am fully aware of the eligibility criteria and terms of the Act for Biodiversity Challenge and that I am eligible to apply.
I am 18 years old or older.
Initiative's representative name
Miss Ruhama Getahun
Initiative's representative date of birth
Initiative's representative gender
Headquarters location: country
Headquarters location: city
South Ethiopia ,SIDAMA ZONE Mechisho Town town
Where are you making a difference?
south Ethiopia ,mechisho village
Growth (have moved past the very first activities; working toward the next level of expansion)
Yearly Budget : What is your current yearly budget for the initiative?
1. Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that led the founder(s) to get started or the story of how you saw the potential for this project to succeed.
i am initiated start our organization is my work colleague and my co founders effort on organizing the community to develop community forest and participatory forest management combining livelihood development and income generation activities,his initial idea drive me to work together and develop a strategy to work on rural women's to develop the community forest and to achieve multiple advantage on improving the environment and reduce women's dependency and culture that limit women's participation on socioeconomic development . developing strong participation of women's motivates the community breaking the harmful culture that limit women's participation.