- The project’s overall objective is to improve the livelihoods of sugarcane dependant populations through improved watershed management in the sugarcane belt areas of Viti Levu and to generate community income through reforestation.
- The specific objective is to reduce the social, economic and environmental vulnerability of farmers and mill workers affected by the sugar reforms, through improving the condition of cane access roads and associated infrastructure.
- Farmers who still have sufficient number of years on their leases and who wish to supplement their incomes from sugarcane by planting trees on uncultivated portions of their land.
- Landowners who have unleased land and who are prepared to use it to establish and manage production plantations on their own or under a benefit-sharing scheme.
- Landowners who have unleased land and who are prepared to reforest degraded or damaged portions of it and to manage these in the long-term under a benefit-sharing arrangement.
- Farmers and communities who are prepared to establish production forests on unleased state land and to manage them under a benefit- sharing arrangement.
- Farmers and communities who are prepared to reforest portions of degraded or damaged state land and to manage them in the long-term under a benefit-sharing arrangement.