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Seeds of Destruction: Expansion of Industrial Oil Palm in the Congo Basin; Potential Impacts on Forests and People

The report presents a detailed desk analysis of the expansion of large-scale palm oil developments in the Congo Basin underway and planned as of early 2013, covering around 1.6 million hectares of mostly forest land. The report presents three detailed case studies of large-scale new oil palm developments, and detailed recommendations to prevent the environmental and social impacts that have been caused by palm oil developments elsewhere.

Source: RFUK | Date published: 01/02/2013

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Briefing: FLEGT and REDD - Linking Rights and Capacity Strengthening in CAR

RFUK briefing linking together the work that has been done to advance forest community rights, FLEGT and REDD processes, and civil society participation.

 

Source: RFUK | Date published: 01/11/2011

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RFUK Community Lawyer Programme Brief

A short brief about RFUK's community lawyer programme in the Congo Basin.

 

 

Source: RFUK | Date published: 29/04/2013

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Protected Areas in the Congo Basin

RFUK briefing on the status of the protected areas system in the Congo Basin.

 

Source: RFUK | Date published: 11/11/2011

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Realising Rights, Protecting Forests: An Alternative Vision for Reducing Deforestation Case Studies from the Accra Caucus

This report presents an alternative vision for how to implement ‘REDD’ - Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation’ – in which community forests are the central mechanism for protecting forests, drawing on case studies from all the major tropical forest regions.

Source: Accra Caucus | Date published: 01/06/2010

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Concessions to Poverty

This report analyses in detail the social and environmental impacts and costs of industrial scale logging in the Congo Basin, incorporating a number of case studies written by a variety of experts.

 

Source: RFUK | Date published: 01/02/2007

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