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World Bank Safeguard Policies News

World Bank Safeguard Policies

08 August 2014

As the United Nations (UN), prepares to mark International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples tomorrow, August 9, the rights of the world’s indigenous peoples are now under greater threat by new policies being promoted by the World Bank.

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Kemito Ene at Festival News

Kemito Ene at Festival

31 July 2014

More than 30,000 people attended the annual chocolate festival, Salon del Cocoa y Chocolate in Peru where producers, including Kemito Ene – the Asháninka indigenous cocoa association from the Ene River – showcased their products to the market.

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Meet the Community Lawyers News

Meet the Community Lawyers

03 July 2014

The Rainforest Foundation (RFUK) develops special field programmes for teams of young African lawyers known as Community legal field workers (CLFWs) to work with forest communities, indigenous peoples and local organisations.

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Extension of Participatory mapping project in Ingende, Province of Equateur Democratic Republic of Congo News

Extension of Participatory mapping project in Ingende, Province of Equateur Democratic Republic of Congo

03 July 2014

The Rainforest Foundation UK and its local NGO partner, the Groupe D’action pour Sauver L’Homme et son Environnement (GASHE) will expand RFUK’s current participatory mapping project to the Ingende Territory which will involve up to 200 local communities.

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RFUK embarks upon a new era in its Mapping and Forest Governance in the Congo basin News

RFUK embarks upon a new era in its Mapping and Forest Governance in the Congo basin

03 July 2014

The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) alongside its local NGO partner FODER (Forêts et Développement Rurale) has embarked upon a new phase in the Mapping and Forest Governance in the Congo Basin by extending project activities into Cameroon.

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RFUK's Peruvian Amazon partner wins prestigious environmental award News

RFUK's Peruvian Amazon partner wins prestigious environmental award

03 July 2014

Ruth Buendía, an Asháninka woman and President of the Rainforest Foundation UK’s indigenous partner organisation in Peru, was awarded the 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize for her work to unite the Asháninka people around a campaign against large scale.

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Democratic Republic of Congo Forest Communities Present Maps and Ideas for Future Management of the Tumba-Ledima Protected Area News

Democratic Republic of Congo Forest Communities Present Maps and Ideas for Future Management of the Tumba-Ledima Protected Area

03 July 2014

Over 30 forest community representatives from Inongo and Lukoléla Territories presented their participatory maps at a two-day multi-stakeholder workshop about the future management of the Tumba-Ledima Reserve in the Democratic Republic of Congo, (DRC).

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RFUK Press Conference News

RFUK Press Conference

11 June 2014

Renowned Amazonian tribal Chief Raoni Meturktire and his nephew Chief Megaron Txucarramãe appeared at a press conference hosted by the Rainforest Foundation UK, RFUK, on Monday at the Frontline Club, London with Bianca Jagger being a keynote speaker.

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Press Release - England Challenged to Game by Brazilian Rainforest Tribe News

Press Release - England Challenged to Game by Brazilian Rainforest Tribe

30 May 2014

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.

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School Fundraiser Success News

School Fundraiser Success

14 May 2014

Excited and enthralled by their topic, Year 5 at Aughton Christ Church School in Lancashire, arrived to a rainforest themed classroom with 'Explorer Swift' (A.K.A their teacher - Mr Swift) greeting them as they entered.

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