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The Situation of the Forest Peoples of the Central African Republic

The Situation of the Forest Peoples of the Central African Republic

01 January 2009

This study is the product of several field missions to meet indigenous forest peoples in different areas of south-western CAR, including Bagandou, Bimbo, Mongoumba, Mbata and Bilolo in the prefectures of Lobaye, Ombella Mpoko and Sangha-Mbaéré.

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RFUK Annual Report 2006/07

RFUK Annual Report 2006/07

31 December 2007

This summary of our projects and campaigns in 2006/2007 offers a highlight of the Rainforest Foundation UK's work with indigenous and forest communities around the world.

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Concessions to poverty: The environmental, social and economic impacts of industrial logging concessions in Africa's rainforests

Concessions to poverty: The environmental, social and economic impacts of industrial logging concessions in Africa's rainforests

01 February 2007

This study is focused on the situation in DRC, but draws lessons from other cases across West and Central Africa. Evidence for the economic benefits of industrial tropical logging is very scant. Rather, the evidence suggests that the industrial timber concession model is inherently anti-poor.

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Resource rights and timber concessions: Integrating local peoples’ land-use practices in forest management in the Congo Basin

Resource rights and timber concessions: Integrating local peoples’ land-use practices in forest management in the Congo Basin

01 February 2007

This paper presents an overview of land-use practices in the Congo Basin, as described in the literature, and then considers these in relation to forest management planning

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The use of non-timber forest products in the Congo Basin: Constraints and opportunities

The use of non-timber forest products in the Congo Basin: Constraints and opportunities

01 February 2007

This report documents research and data on the use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) from the six countries of the Congo Basin: Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), Republic of Congo or Congo-Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Gabon, and Equatorial Guinea.

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The rights of the indigenous people in the Republic of Congo: An analysis of the national context plus recommendations

The rights of the indigenous people in the Republic of Congo: An analysis of the national context plus recommendations

01 June 2006

This report presents an executive summary plus recommendations from civil society with regard to the "Law on the promotion and protection of Congo's Pygmies".

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