Unlocking barriers to financing sustainable forest-related SMEs Lessons from Mozambique and Guatemala

Document Summary: 

This paper presents research aimed at understanding the barriers to sustainable small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in forest landscapes in accessing finance by examining the financial situation in forest landscapes in two countries – Mozambique and Guatemala. In both countries, subnational regions were examined for existing public and private financing opportunities available to forestry and agricultural SMEs; the requirements and processes of access to finance; and the key barriers and how to address them were identified.

Author
IIED
Publication Date
Sunday, 01 July 2018
Applicable location
Mozambique
Topic/Theme
Forest conservation and management
Database
Good practices and lessons learned