More than a dozen environmental NGOs have written to the World Bank to call for the suspension of its flagship programme to reduce emissions from tropical deforestation and degradation.
The Rainforest Foundation UK and three leading Congolese human rights organisations are calling for an investigation into a new case of extrajudicial killing of a man by ‘eco-guards’ in Republic of Congo.
Protected areas are having a devastating impact on the rights and livelihoods of forest communities in Africa’s Republic of Congo, a report published today by the Rainforest Foundation UK, reveals.
England’s world cup team have been challenged to a football game by one of Brazil’s largest and fiercest native Amazonian people, the Kayapó.
Press Release - Indigenous partner of RFFUK in the Peruvian Amazon awarded prestigious international environmental prize
An indigenous leader and long-term partner of The Rainforest Foundation UK, (RFUK), in the Peruvian Amazon is to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize at a ceremony in San Francisco this evening.
The Asháninka cocoa and coffee association Kemito Ene (cocoa of the Ene River) which represents 200 Asháninka farmers achieved a production of 18 tonnes of cocoa during 2013 – seven tonnes more than the previous year.
Representatives from civil society organisations, the Ministry of Forests and Wildlife (Cameroon) and the Ministry of Water and Forests (Gabon and Central African Republic) have learnt how mapping methodologies and related GIS can support national policy.
Workshop was an "expression of our vision of participatory management of natural resources in Gabon" - Brainforest
Indigenous and forest peoples from the Gabonese rainforest joined civil society organisations, the new Gabonese Ministry of Forests and the Environment and Protection of Natural Resources at a national workshop in Libreville.
Mapping data can now be transferred directly from the field through the use of specialised software and GPS-enabled tablets – marking phase two of the Rainforest Foundation UK’s (RFUK’s) MappingForRights initiative.