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Fundacao Floresta Tropical - TFF Brazil

The Concept

The concept of the Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) was formulated in 1990 as a result of a Smithsonian Institution workshop that brought together leaders of industry, science, and conservation, to address the growing concern for the prote...

In 2004, TFF secured a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Forest Service (USDA), to initiate a pilot project for RIL training in West/Central Africa. The project is in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and FORM Ecology Consultants

The Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) opened a program in the SE Asia and Pacific Region in January 2003 with the establishment of an office in Jakarta, Indonesia. The focus of the Indonesia/SE Asia program is on Reduced Impact Logging (RIL) promotion, training, and demonstration.

TFF Board of Directors

The headquaters of the Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF) is located in Alexandria, Virginia. An Executive Director coordinates Regional Programs based in Brazil, Indonesia, Guyana, and Gabon. Biannual board meetings ensure close participation from an international slate of Directors, many of which have close involvem...

The Tropical Forest Foundation is an international, non-profit, educational NGO dedicated to the conservation of tropical forests through sustainable forestry. TFF has become widely recognized for establishing demonstration models and training courses to show the advantages and teach the...

TFF started an RIL training program in Guyana in 2002 with a two year, ITTO grant.

Map of Guyana

 

The prog...

TFF’s Brazil program aims to accelerate the adoption of sustainable forest management (SFM) principles and reduced impact logging (RIL) practices among producers in the Amazon Region. TFF’s Brazilian subsidiary, Fundacao Floresta Tropical (FFT), implements the program through demonstration, training, and...

Regional Programs