CADEM (Centre d’accompagnement de la population pour le développement de Maï Ndombe) are located in Nioki, Bandundu Province in DRC. CADEM's goal is to promote grassroots sustainable initiatives to enable the Mai Ndombe population to better their living conditions and to defend their common interests. We have worked with CADEM since 2003.
CAGDFT (Centre D’Appui à la Gestion Durable des Fôrets Tropicales) are located in Kinchasa, DRC. Founded in 2011, it aims to promote the well-being of local communities and indigenous people through capacity building and direct support of different actors involved in forest management. We have worked with CAGDFT since 2014 on initiatives such as community forestry.
GASHE (Groupe d’action pour sauver l’homme et son environnement) are located in Mbandaka, Equateur Province, DRC. The charity aims to protect the environment and its resources whilst encouraging human development of those who live there, such as forest and indigenous communities. We have worked with GASHE since 2012 on issues such as community forestry, real-time forest monitoring and sustainable conservation.
Réseau CREF advocates for a society where the free, informed and prior consent of local communities and indigenous peoples is respected and applied. They promote customary rights and tenure rights over land and the management of natural resources for sustainable development and forest preservation.