Successful forest conservation projects often result from supportive, forest-friendly public policies and sustained funding for conservation. Without such policies in place, many conservation efforts are doomed to fail.
The Nature Conservancy works with governments and public agencies to establish practical policies and legislation that support forest conservation around the world.
- Debt-for-Nature Swaps and the Tropical Forest Conservation Act
- The Nature Conservancy supported a move by President Bush to fund the Forest Legacy Program.