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CFI Member attends Copenhagen Climate Change Conference!

by Community Forests International on December 7, 2009

Mbarouk and tree

Community Forests International is pleased to inform our supporters that Mbarouk Mussa Omar, the Executive Director of our partner organization, Community Forests Pemba, will be attending the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark this December.

Mbarouk Mussa Omar has been invited by the United Nations to represent people and communities affected by climate change at the grassroots level and his contributions will inform decision makers and world leaders as they move towards a binding agreement on climate change. The Community Forests International network is proud to work with leaders like Mbarouk Mussa Omar and draws on his strength for the future of the world's forests. 

Mbarouk Mussa has over 10 years experience in environmental development and is known on the island of Pemba for his ongoing commitment to the betterment of rural communities and their improved livelihoods. Mbarouk's skills as a community leader, project manager and financial officer work to sustain Pemba's forests and the people that depend on the environment for their sustenance.

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