UNVEILING OUR 2023 ANNUAL REVIEW: A YEAR OF GROWTH AND ACHIEVEMENT May 21, 2024 We are pleased to publish our 2023 Annual Review. In this latest edition, we reflect on RFUK’s 35 years of promoting a simple yet powerful idea – that we need to entrust the protection of tropical forests to the Indigenous and … Read more

We are thrilled to share RFUK’s 2023 Annual Review of our main achievements and impact for the world’s tropical forests and the people that call them home.

Blog: Spotlighting Tools to Defend Women’s Rights at the UN Commission on the Status of Women May 2, 2024 By Ana Osuna Orozco and Daniela Velit Women make up half of humanity and yet we are underrepresented in decision-making globally; we hold much less economic power; we face disproportionate levels of domestic and other kinds … Read more

Full Spanish language publication of Veedurías Forestales para la Defensa de los Territorios Indígenas y la Conservación de la Naturaleza en la Amazonía Peruana: la Experiencia de la FENAMAD con el Sistema de Alerta Temprana ForestLink.

English and Spanish language Executive Summary: Forest Observatories for the Defence of Indigenous Territories and the Conservation of Nature in the Peruvian Amazon: the Experience of the Native Federation of Madre de Dios and the ForestLink Project.

Spanish Forest Observatories Revolutionise Climate Action in the Amazon December 8, 2023 As decision-makers discuss climate change from air-conditioned rooms at COP28, Indigenous peoples are taking climate action in their own hands. In Peru, for centuries, Indigenous communities have managed their traditional lands sustainably, linking their cultural identity to the health of their ecosystems. But … Read more

Spanish Blog: Nurturing Cultural Resilience: The Asháninka Communities and CARE Federation in Peru’s Ene Region August 31, 2023 The CARE Federation is a testament to the strength, resilience and unity of the Asháninka Indigenous People of Peru’s Ene region. In this blog, RFUK explores the Asháninka way of life and how CARE’s support brings about positive … Read more

New cost-free reporting tool is a breakthrough for community monitoring June 23, 2023 A new system in Kenya allows community members to send real-time alerts of violations of women’s rights free of charge, further breaking down technology and financial barriers to citizen-led monitoring. Since 2022, RFUK has worked in Kenya with the Kenya Land Alliance … Read more

Two logging permits suspended in Cameroon following ForestLink alerts sent by local communities April 26, 2023 Further evidence of the vital role of community-based forest monitoring has emerged from the Yoko district of Mbam-et-Kim, Cameroon, after two logging companies had their permits suspended following alerts of infractions sent by community monitors. L’association Écosystèmes et Développement … Read more