Chiquitano Model Forest

Chiquitano Model Forest (BMCh) is a land management platform basedon voluntary participation of stakeholders, providing opportunities forcooperation, development, conservation, production and sustainability. It is located in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and covers much of the territory known as Chiquitania.

The Chiquitano Model Forest aims to increase opportunities for human development, improving livelihoods and reducing poverty of the local population. It was created in 2005 and since then is part of theIberoamerican Model Forest Network. By its geographical extent (20.4million hectares), it is considered the world's largest Model Forest and best preserved tropical dry forests in South America.


The EcoAdapt Project

The EcoAdapt project assisted South American communities in developing their ecosystem-based adaptation strategies.

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