Bosques del Mundo (Forests of the World)
Forests of the World is an environmental NGO founded in Denmark in 1983 with the objective to conserve and manage the world’s forests in a sustainable way.
They create opportunities for communities and people, who aspire to save the forests of the world. They also aim to demonstrate and prove the value of the living forest through campaigns, consumer information, training, cooperation, and concrete work in and around the rainforest.
The vision of Forests of the World is a world with rich forest nature.
In pursuit of theor vision, they will:
- ensure ecological, social and economic sustainable use of the world’s forests, in order to conserve or (re)generate valuable biologically diverse forest;
- support indigenous peoples and other local forest communities in their struggle for the right to live with dignity, thus - - empowering them to preserve their forest and way of life;
- engage citizens in the protection of nature, put the forest on the political agenda, and inform about the values lost when forests are destroyed and wild species-rich natural environments disappear;
- put the forest on the global agenda concerning climate, inequality, and development.
Theirr strategic objective for 2021 is to contribute to conservation of forests in an area the size of Denmark, equivalent to 4.3 million hectares (10.6 million acres).
The development objective of their international work is:
To use individual and collective human rights and sustainable value chains as the foundation for conservation of the tropical forests benefitting the biological and cultural diversity, the global climate, as well as the living conditions of indigenous peoples and communities who depend on the forests.See more