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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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Press Release - Indigenous partner of RFUK in the Peruvian Amazon awarded prestigious international environmental prize News

Press Release - Indigenous partner of RFUK in the Peruvian Amazon awarded prestigious international environmental prize

28 April 2014

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.

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Delegates trained on mapping methodologies and GIS tools at Cameroon Conference News

Delegates trained on mapping methodologies and GIS tools at Cameroon Conference

16 April 2014

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.

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Newsletter - Asháninka cocoa growers report record production levels for 2013 News

Newsletter - Asháninka cocoa growers report record production levels for 2013

16 April 2014

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.

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Newsletter – Putting Communities on the Map quicker! News

Newsletter – Putting Communities on the Map quicker!

15 April 2014

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.

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