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Real-time forest monitoring: First joint verification takes place in DRC Blog

Real-time forest monitoring: First joint verification takes place in DRC

24 January 2017

It has been a busy time for our real-time forest monitoring (RTM) project in the DRC. Our local partners GASHE have been hard at work to scale up our RTM system, ForestLink, while providing on-the-ground support to communities.

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Reflecting on 2016 Blog

Reflecting on 2016

19 January 2017

We are pleased to present our Annual Review, which gives an overview of our programmes, achievements, and how your donations were spent during 2015 – 2016.

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Staff Profile: Rob Sangster-Poole Blog

Staff Profile: Rob Sangster-Poole

19 December 2016

Over the coming year we will be interviewing a range of people that make help RFUK’s projects happen. From in-country partner staff, community members and beyond...

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From the forest: Real-time monitoring in Cameroon Blog

From the forest: Real-time monitoring in Cameroon

17 November 2016

The Rainforest Foundation UK’s Élodie Barralon was recently in Cameroon, overseeing the latest phase of our real-time forest monitoring (RTM) project in the country.

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RFUK receives UN ‘Momentum for Change’ award in Marrakech Blog

RFUK receives UN ‘Momentum for Change’ award in Marrakech

17 November 2016

Staff from RFUK and partner FODER received the award on behalf of the MappingForRights project.

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From the forest News

From the forest

27 October 2016

Peter Foster, GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Coordinator at RFUK, reports on a recent trip to Ghana where he introduced RFUK’s new ForestLink programme.

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UN report highlights impact of conservation efforts on world’s indigenous peoples Blog

UN report highlights impact of conservation efforts on world’s indigenous peoples

10 October 2016

RFUK’s Research and Policy Coordinator, Joe Eisen, recently sat down with the UN Special Rapporteur at the 2016 World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i to discuss the UN report.

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Participatory mapping: bridging the gap between communities & decision-makers in Nguti News

Participatory mapping: bridging the gap between communities & decision-makers in Nguti

03 October 2016

At a four-day workshop in Nguti sub-division, Cameroon, representatives from over 50 local communities presented the results of their participation in MappingForRights, RFUK’s community mapping and monitoring initiative.

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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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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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