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MAPPING THE FUTURE: TOWARDS MEANINGFUL PARTICIPATION OF FOREST PEOPLES IN LAND USE PLANNING IN DRC AND CAMEROON

MAPPING THE FUTURE: TOWARDS MEANINGFUL PARTICIPATION OF FOREST PEOPLES IN LAND USE PLANNING IN DRC AND CAMEROON

The Congo Basin rainforest constitutes one of the world’s great biodiversity reserves, plays a crucial role in regulating the global climate and directly sustains the lives of millions of people. It is widely accepted that current land regimes in the Central African countries are inadequate to address the myriad of overlapping and competing claims, uses and pressures on the forest and in recent years there has been a wave of land and forest reforms launched across the region.

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Forestlink: Real-time Monitoring

Forestlink: Real-time Monitoring

Real-time community-based monitoring is a tool that connects local people with national law enforcement in an effort to stop illegal logging and deforestation. Using our bespoke ForestLink system, forest communities can send alerts and evidence of a number of threats...

NDIMA – Mapping our Future

NDIMA – Mapping our Future

Accessing and using the forests upon which they depend for survival is one of the main challenges faced by local communities in the Congo Basin rainforests, especially for indigenous 'Pygmies'.  National laws offer very few rights for Central Africa's forest...

What is Participatory Mapping

What is Participatory Mapping

Mapping For Rights, an initiative of the Rainforest Foundation UK, aims to support indigenous peoples and forest dependent communities to secure rights to their land and livelihoods through the use of participatory mapping. This short video shows how mapping can help...