Publications



Search Publications (69)

In search of land laws that protect the rights of forest peoples in the Democratic Republic of Congo

In search of land laws that protect the rights of forest peoples in the Democratic Republic of Congo

01 January 2014

This study makes concrete proposals for the ongoing land reform process in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to ensure that sufficient consideration is given to the rights to land and resources of populations living in forest areas.

View Online   Download PDF

RFUK Annual Report 2012/13

RFUK Annual Report 2012/13

31 December 2013

This special 25th anniversary edition summarises our projects and campaigns in 2012/2013 and offers highlights of the Rainforest Foundation UK's work around the world.

View Online   Download PDF

Climate change adaptation by indigenous people in the Republic of Congo

Climate change adaptation by indigenous people in the Republic of Congo

01 November 2013

As part of a regional study on indigenous peoples and climate change adaptation in Africa, the Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) coordinated desk and field research for the Republic of Congo, in collaboration with Congolese NGO Forum pour la Gouvernance et les Droits de l’Homme (FGDH) and local indigenous peoples’ organisations. The study recommends ways forward to enable indigenous peoples to better adapt to climate change in the Republic of Congo.

View Online   Download PDF

Building Legal Capacity to Protect Forests and Forest Communities’ Rights

Building Legal Capacity to Protect Forests and Forest Communities’ Rights

01 April 2013

RFUK is developing special training programmes for teams of young African lawyers to work with forest communities and local organisations, helping them defend community rights to lands and resources and basic rights, stop illegal forest destruction, confront abuse of forest peoples’ rights, obtain essential legal documents, and establish legally-designated community forest areas.

View Online   Download PDF

Seeds of destruction: Expansion of industrial oil palm in the Congo Basin

Seeds of destruction: Expansion of industrial oil palm in the Congo Basin

01 January 2013

The cultivation of palm oil at an industrial-scale has wreaked havoc with the rainforests and forest peoples of South-East Asia and is now threatening rainforests in the Congo Basin. This report, the result of original research commissioned by The Rainforest Foundation UK, lifts the lid on the new expansion of oil palm developments in the Congo Basin.

View Online   Download PDF

RFUK Annual Report 2011/12

RFUK Annual Report 2011/12

31 December 2012

This summary of our projects and campaigns in 2011/2012 offers a highlight of the Rainforest Foundation UK's work with indigenous and forest communities around the world.

View Online   Download PDF