Report on the Exercise of Establishing a Local Authority Forest Reserve for the District of Mpanda
The sensitization and advocacy exercise was held in two main phases. The first phase is an advocacy workshop at Ward level with stakeholders while the second was the public sessions and hearings for the
villages bordering the area expected to be encompassed. The seminar was held on 01.09.2013 where the advocacy exercise in eight villages took place between tarehge 11-15/21/2013. The whole advocacy
exercise went well and efficiently. In addition there were several of issues that were raised in the exercise.