News about MCDI

Community celebrates benefits of Participatory Forest Management

On 5th of February 2014, MCDI staff joined the people of Nanjirinji (one of our partner villages) to celebrate the launch of a new primary school,...

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MCDI’s Annual Stakeholder Forum 2013

Each year, MCDI hosts a participatory Stakeholder Forum to which local and regional collaborators are encouraged to attend. The event provides a...

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MCDI’s key achievements during 2013

In 2013, we registered an additional village under our FSC Group Scheme, bringing the total to eight, and increasing the area of certified forest...

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FSC Certified Area expands 300%

The total area of FSC-certified, community-managed forest in Tanzania increased by 300% with the additional of Nanjirinji A Village Land Forest...

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Tree biomass carbon survey complete

This month we completed our baseline survey and establishment of 25 Permanent Super Sample Plots in forests across central and southern Kilwa. The...

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MCDI's project celebrated by FSC

FSC International has published a book Celebrating success: Stories of FSC certification with stories of FSC certification from around the world....

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Communities share lessons learned on microfinance

MCDI has introduced a microfinance scheme into some of the villages where it works. As well as supporting local livelihoods development MCDI hopes...

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WWF highlights benefits of MCDI's work for local people

WWF today published an article highlighting the benefits for local people of MCDI's work on sustainable logging and FSC certification.

“Before FSC,...

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