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RFUK's ground-breaking mapping project wins prestigious UN award News

RFUK's ground-breaking mapping project wins prestigious UN award

29 September 2016

MappingForRights, RFUK’s community mapping and monitoring initiative, has won a prestigious United Nations climate change award, it was announced today (Thursday 29th September).

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New hope for Madre de Dios rainforest News

New hope for Madre de Dios rainforest

27 September 2016

Two additional indigenous communities in the Madre de Dios region of the Amazon rainforest will now take part in our real-time monitoring project in Peru - thanks to the generous donations made during our summer appeal.

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ForestLink training wraps up in Abong-Mbang: Another rainforest community ready to protect their environment Blog

ForestLink training wraps up in Abong-Mbang: Another rainforest community ready to protect their environment

16 September 2016

“I think that the community observers are more than ready to start reporting illegal activities happening right now in their forests – activities that are threatening their way of life and the biodiversity of Cameroon’s rainforest.”

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ForestLink training continues: testing the technology in Abong-Mbang Blog

ForestLink training continues: testing the technology in Abong-Mbang

14 September 2016

In Cameroon, we're training community observers to use our real-time monitoring system.

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Fighting illegal logging in Cameroon: Training the first ForestLink monitors Blog

Fighting illegal logging in Cameroon: Training the first ForestLink monitors

12 September 2016

“Forest people in this region are already witness to illegal logging and the first ForestLink community observers will soon be trained and equipped to report what they see and help save the forests."

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Conservation Watch: Who Pays the Price for Protected Areas? News

Conservation Watch: Who Pays the Price for Protected Areas?

08 September 2016

This week, a new website that exposes the dark side of conservation was launched by environmental writer and researcher, Chris Lang.

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Community-based monitors ready to monitor illegal logging activities and rights violations Blog

Community-based monitors ready to monitor illegal logging activities and rights violations

31 August 2016

Over 60 community representatives have recently been selected in Ghana, Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to act as independent monitors in the fight against illegal logging

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Agreement signed with Democratic Republic of Congo Forest Administration to support community-based real-time monitoring Blog

Agreement signed with Democratic Republic of Congo Forest Administration to support community-based real-time monitoring

30 June 2016

This week we celebrated a major development in our real-time monitoring (RTM) project in the DRC.

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Roundtable: Group helps set the course for DRC’s first community forests News

Roundtable: Group helps set the course for DRC’s first community forests

09 June 2016

A second national roundtable in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) took place last month [1], where 90 stakeholders from across government.

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