A healthy Cluster at Minunu
Image credit: Carl Bruessow
Project

The Mulanje Cedar Ecological Restoration Project

Duration
2014 - 2016
Location
Malawi
Species protected
Mulanje Cedar Widdringtonia Whytei

Project objectives

  • A cedar management plan effectively rolled out to guide the stakeholders to implement action around a set of key objectives;
  • Ecological restoration action increased to protect priority cedar forests and enable the consolidation of isolated cedar clusters for greater ecological integrity;
  • One million seedlings planted out to link isolated cedar clusters into consolidation zones and enrich the priority cloud forests;
  • A small-scale harvesting regime established for regulated community pit-sawyers to produce timber from dead-standing trees to be available to the local craft-makers.

This project is implemented by Mount Mulanje.

Threaths

Climate change

Habitat loss & degradation

Invasive alien species