Ethiopia enlists help of forest communities to reverse deforestation
Mangar Bani needs a similar solution which includes the aspirations of Gujjar community
The Ethiopian government recently realized that just creating bans on cutting down trees is not an effective way of stopping deforestation and is actually creating zero change. The government instead decided to turn to a strategy based on enlisting the help of forest communities. The woodlands are under a great deal of pressure, jungles are becoming extinct, and tropical and mature forests are being damaged by the lumber and paper trades. Through our negligence, more than half of what used to be viable rich land became swept off of its resources.
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