MJUMITA promotes networking and cooperation processes among local communities living adjacent to natural forest aiming to improve the capacity to engage in a meaningful way with management and conservation of natural forests, advocate for increased ownership and utilization of land and forest for improvement of their livelihood.

Networking creates a forum for local communities to interact and share knowledge & experience on addressing common challenges facing them. Through networking, MJUMITA has managed to bring together more than 10,000 local communities across the country.