"Making policies and markets benefit forest communities: participatory forest management in Ethiopia" by Dr Mulugeta Lemenih

Past Event

11 December 2015, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

School of Geography and Environment
South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY

This seminar is organised by the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests, an Oxford Martin School Centre

Speaker: Dr Mulugeta Lemenih, Regional Head of Forestry and Natural Resources Management, Farm Africa

Summary: 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

To book a place, please go to https://v1.bookwhen.com/octf

About the sepaker

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.