The government of Norway is today accused by RFUK of encouraging impunity for serious wrong-doing, by failing to insist that illegal logging concessions in the Democratic Republic of Congo are immediately terminated.
Around 90 participants travelled to Mbandaka in north western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in September to take part in the first ever provincial Roundtable on Community Forestry.
Real time alerts from rainforest monitors are now helping law enforcement take action against illegal logging
An area of rainforest the size of Italy is at risk of being cut down by loggers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Norwegian government’s support for expansion of logging in Congo’s rainforests could prime ‘carbon bomb’
This week in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an international coalition of NGOs led by the Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) officially launched an innovative new Community Forests project.
Drawing on publicly available information as well as RFUK’s own field research, Rainforest Parks and People features 34 protected areas across the Congo Basin.
A third national Roundtable on Community Forestry took place this month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), bringing together 90 stakeholders from across Congolese society.
At a four-day workshop in Nguti sub-division, Cameroon, representatives from over 50 local communities presented the results of their participation in MappingForRights, RFUK’s community mapping and monitoring initiative.
MappingForRights, RFUK’s community mapping and monitoring initiative, has won a prestigious United Nations climate change award, it was announced today (Thursday 29th September).
This week, a new website that exposes the dark side of conservation was launched by environmental writer and researcher, Chris Lang.