This week, a new website that exposes the dark side of conservation was launched by environmental writer and researcher, Chris Lang.
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).
A second national roundtable in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) took place last month , where 90 stakeholders from across government.
Join us on Wednesday 4th May at 18:00 via live, video webinar for a discussion about Africa’s protected areas in the Congo Basin.
In 2003, in front of a Congressional Committee, one of the United States’ most acclaimed conservationists pleaded for government support for protection of the wildlife of Africa’s rainforests.
Protected areas in Africa’s great equatorial rainforests are falling well below expectations both in terms of conserving wildlife and respecting local peoples’ rights.
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently adopted a new legal regulation that could allow millions of its forest-dependent people to protect and manage their forest lands...
PRESS RELEASE: Tens of millions of hectares of Africa’s rainforests could benefit from local community control
A new landmark regulation that could allow millions of forest-dependent people to protect and manage their local rainforest, and potentially help lift them out of poverty, has been adopted by the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).