SISI INITIATIVE SITE SUPPORT GROUP
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SISI INITIATIVE SITE SUPPORT GROUP

Sisi Initiative Site Support Group manages natural resources around the periphery of the Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area. The organization has established a 600-hectare community protected forest and developed alternative livelihood options for the area's indigenous landowners. Developed in response to illegal logging, forest fires, overgrazing, agricultural encroachment and invasive species, the organization uses an innovative incentive scheme to protect the globally important bird and wildlife species in Natewa Tunuloa. Communities signed a Memorandum of Understanding in which they agreed to protect the community forest and refuse logging concessions.

Country: Fiji  SISI INITIATIVE SITE SUPPORT GROUP (3.75 MB)