RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests

Founding Year: 1987

Staff: 100


Dr. David Ganz (Executive Director)

RECOFTC is a non-profit organization, which envisions a “future where people live equitably and sustainably in and beside healthy, resilient forests.” With this in mind, they take a “long-term, landscape-based and inclusive approach to supporting local communities to secure their land and resource rights, stop deforestation, find alternative livelihoods and foster gender equity.”



RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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