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Sustainable and Thriving Environments for West African Regional Development (phase III) (STEWARD)

$18000000.00

01/11 - 01/15

Completed

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STEWARD is actively working in PZ1, training community members of Fintonia village, located in Sierra Leone. The local community has participated in workshops on a Geographical Positioning System (GPS) and the principles of community land-rights mapping. The capacity building workshop enabled members of the community to work hand in hand with Thomson Reuters to be able to use a GPS to map their owned land in relation to the forest areas of PZ1. Thomson Reuters has collected a set of data and has generated a map of Fintonia that not only describes the land tenure but also the ownership of the lands of Fintonia.