Livelihoods, forest restoration and empowered women in Ecuador


Project beneficiary Ana Rosero at the “Las Teresas” nursery, one of two nurseries established under the ITTO project to support forest restoration in the Chimbo River basin, Ecuador. Photo: InWay

A project in Ecuador, Sustainable forest management in the Chimbo River basin, implemented by the SENDAS Foundation and financed by ITTO, has enabled local women to establish two forest nurseries and develop a production, marketing, training and awareness-raising plan to help reforest the river basin.