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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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Update on the CAR Crisis News

Update on the CAR Crisis

15 April 2014

The Rainforest Foundation UK has taken concrete measures to protect the staff of la Maison de l’Enfant et de la Femme Pygmées (MEFP) – our main NGO partner in the Central African Republic, following several months of internal instability in the country.

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Workshop was an "expression of our vision of participatory management of natural resources in Gabon" - Brainforest News

Workshop was an "expression of our vision of participatory management of natural resources in Gabon" - Brainforest

15 April 2014

Indigenous and forest peoples from the Gabonese rainforest joined civil society organisations, the new Gabonese Ministry of Forests and the Environment and Protection of Natural Resources at a national workshop in Libreville.

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RFUK opposes planned lifting of logging moratorium in the DRC News

RFUK opposes planned lifting of logging moratorium in the DRC

08 April 2014

The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) has joined forces with other international campaigning NGOs to oppose the imminent lifting of a moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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