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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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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...