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RFUK Annual Report 2015/16

RFUK Annual Report 2015/16

31 December 2016

This summary of our projects and campaigns in 2015/2016 offers a highlight of the Rainforest Foundation UK's work with indigenous and forest communities around the world.

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Nguti Council South West Region Republic of Cameroon

Nguti Council South West Region Republic of Cameroon

01 October 2016

This leaflet presents information on the reality and traditional way of life of local communities in the Council of Nguti, Kupe-Muanenguba Division, in the South West Region of Cameroon.

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Banunu Bobangi sector, DRC: An atlas of traditional community life

Banunu Bobangi sector, DRC: An atlas of traditional community life

01 July 2016

*French only* This community 'atlas' provides information on the realities and traditional livelihoods of the communities of Banunu-Bobangi sector, in the territory of Lukolela, Equateur province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Protected areas in the Congo Basin: failing both people and biodiversity?

Protected areas in the Congo Basin: failing both people and biodiversity?

22 April 2016

Based on a sample of 34 protected areas across Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and the Republic of Congo, including four detailed case studies, this study reveals that biodiversity in the region continues to decline, that there is little evidence that the ‘guns and guards’ approach to protected areas is being effective, and that due to aggressive enforcement, conflicts and human rights abuses are widespread and the livelihoods of many local people have been severely compromised.

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Community Forests in DRC: Towards Equitable and Sustainable Forest Management

Community Forests in DRC: Towards Equitable and Sustainable Forest Management

01 March 2016

Building on RFUK’s 2014 briefing on DRC’s decree 14/018 fixing the modalities for the attribution of local ‘community forest concessions’, this document considers some of the key features, challenges and opportunities emerging from this legislation.

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Tropical Forest Community Mapping Initiative: A concept note

Tropical Forest Community Mapping Initiative: A concept note

31 January 2016

Harnessing participatory mapping technologies and making data accessible is a powerful tool for scaling up land rights and helping bridge the gap between remote forest communities and forest policy development. This briefing explores the feasibility of establishing a pan-tropical online interactive mapping database.

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