Banging the Drum for Indigenous-Led Forest Protection at New York Climate Week septembre 18, 2023 This week, Rainforest Foundation UK will be banging the drum for Indigenous-led forest protection at New York Climate Week, the annual gathering where global leaders, innovators and activists to share real, innovative and scalable solutions to the climate crisis. Together … Lire plus

SUCCESS STORY: Economic Empowerment Through Community Cocoa Production in DRC septembre 15, 2023 Today in the villages of Mibenga and Ilebo, nestled along the edge of the Tumba Lediima Nature Reserve in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), community members have been working hard to improve the cocoa production in their Community Forests as … Lire plus

Statement in Support of the Central Asháninka del Río Ene in their quest for Justice for Asháninka Defenders ES Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) expresses its deep concern at the circumstances surrounding the recent preliminary detention order against Indigenous leader Angel Pedro Valerio, president of the Central Asháninka del Río Ene (CARE). Given the importance of … Lire plus

African Civil Society Decries Capture of the Africa Climate Summit by Corporate Interests   As African leaders gather for the Africa Climate Summit, hundreds of African organisations have expressed concerns about the corporate capture of the event.  The inaugural summit – held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 4 to 6 September – is billed as a crucial … Lire plus

ES Blog: Nurturing Cultural Resilience: The Asháninka Communities and CARE Federation in Peru’s Ene Region août 31, 2023 The CARE Federation is a testament to the strength, resilience and unity of the Asháninka Indigenous People of Peru’s Ene region. In this blog, RFUK explores the Asháninka way of life and how CARE’s support brings about positive … Lire plus

RFUK JOINS CALL FOR UK TO HONOUR ITS INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE COMMITMENT juillet 7, 2023 RFUK has joined 91 other UK civil society organisations from environment, international development, education, trade union, disability inclusion, trade, humanitarian, business and faith groups in writing to the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak today to demand that he keeps his promise on … Lire plus

A Make Or Break Moment: Fossil Fuel Expansion In The Amazon And Congo Basins Is An Existential Threat To Climate And Communities juin 6, 2023 Financial system decisions now pivotal to ending fossil fuel expansion in the world’s largest tropical rainforests Recent reports spotlight plans for fossil fuel expansion in some of the world’s most … Lire plus

Putting land-use planning into action: community monitoring with the Ashaninka février 6, 2023 To put their land-use planning work into action, RFUK has supported the training of Asháninka community forest custodians on the use of a real time monitoring system called CIPTA (AIDESEP’s Centre for Information and Territorial Planning) – a tool which has been … Lire plus

Land use planning with the Ashaninka in the Peruvian Amazon janvier 26, 2023 Part of our work with the Asháninka communities in the Ene River basin has focused on improving control over their ancestral territories through the development of participatory land use plans.   These plans support their rights to access and use their forests … Lire plus

En s'appuyant sur " Realising the Pledge ", un briefing des Rainforest Foundations du Royaume-Uni, des États-Unis et de la Norvège sur la manière dont l'engagement de $1,7 milliard de dollars pour la tenure forestière lors de la COP26 peut atteindre les défenseurs de la forêt en première ligne, ce dossier examine les principales opportunités de débloquer le changement au niveau du système dans les régions clés de la forêt tropicale telles que le Congo ... Lire plus