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Kemito Ene at Festival

Kemito Ene at Festival
Date: 31/07/2014

Kemito Ene present their Cocoa produce at Cacoa y Chocolate, Chocolate festival Peru

More than 30,000 people attended the annual chocolate festival, Salon del Cacoa y Chocolate in Peru where producers, including Kemito Ene – the Asháninka indigenous cocoa association from the Ene River – showcased their products to the market and appealed to prospective buyers.

At the festival, held between 4 – 6 July, the President, Claudio Vasquez and Treasurer, Mauro Mendoza of Kemito Ene introduced the crowd to their highly aromatic cocoa, which had been produced by more than 130 Asháninka families.

PHOTO CREDIT: MIKE GOLDWATER

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JOB VACANCY AT RFUK

JOB VACANCY AT RFUK
Date: 23/07/2014

Programmes Administrator

The Rainforest Foundation UK is looking to find a dedicated Programmes Administrator to provide key administrative, financial and logistical support to around 12 programmes staff (4 with full time support, and 8 with general support) who are managing a number of projects, primarily in the Congo Basin but also currently in Peru. The Programmes Administrator will work closely with the Head of Programmes.

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Extension du projet de cartographie participative dans l'Ingende, territoire de la province de l’Équateur, en République démocratique du Congo

Extension du projet de cartographie participative dans l'Ingende, territoire de la province de l’Équateur, en République démocratique du Congo
Date: 09/07/2014
Extension du projet de cartographie participative dans l'Ingende, territoire de la province de l’Équateur, en République démocratique du Congo

RFUK et son partenaire local, l'ONG Groupe d'action pour sauver l'homme et son environnement (GASHE), vont étendre le projet de cartographie participative de RFUK au territoire de l'Ingende, ce qui touchera jusqu'à 350 200 communautés locales et autochtones. La zone couvre environ 17 000 km² de forêt dans la province de l’Équateur en République démocratique du Congo (RDC).
 
Cette décision intervient principalement en raison des nombreuses difficultés rencontrées dans la province en matière de gouvernance des ressources forestières.

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