Open Forestry In Practice

May 9, 2017By IFB USAOpen Forestry Material

Example 1: Small Tree Farmer Imagine a small tree farmer in Argentina is wondering how to plant a ¼ hectare field with trees that will provide food, fuel, and fiber to sell. Her neighbors and current contacts have ideas, but they may not be ideal or optimized for her situation. She has a very basic … Read More

Information

May 9, 2017By IFB USAOpen Forestry Material

Information includes experts, knowledge, questions, solutions, projects, tools, etc. Anyone can participate by contributing a resource such as knowledge, using the network to access information, making contact with others, or building on what has been accomplished through Open Forestry. The concept of a dynamic give and take is key to expanding Open Forestry resources where … Read More

Connect

May 9, 2017By IFB USAOpen Forestry Material

The Open Forestry network consists of human and digital connections. These connections allow administrators to multiply the reach of every participant. This amplification leads to more efficient uses of resources. It gives participants the ability to connect with people around the world through the communication method they prefer. Rather than users having to manage a … Read More

Social Movement

May 9, 2017By IFB USAOpen Forestry Material

People living in the landscapes, the communities whose lives are most directly and deeply affected by forestry, must be meaningfully engaged. Community members help co-create and implement solutions that are rooted in lived experience and have the potential for significant uptake. NGP will ensure that all stakeholders have an opportunity to contribute because connecting people … Read More