News and discussion about forest mapping and land tenure in the Congo Basin

Actualités et analyses sur la cartographie et les droits aux terres dans le bassin du Congo

News Round-up: Oct 28 – Nov 10, 2013

News Round-up: Oct 28 – Nov 10, 2013

Brazzaville Declaration – October 28, 2013 Backed by six countries, Brazzaville Declaration is latest effort to slow destruction of valuable habitat but lacks detail about the potential role of local communities, of which there are many tens of thousands in the Central African forests. http://www.rtcc.org/2013/10/28/un-hopes-congo-deal-can-save-africas-rainforests/ Communities can monitor forests ‘as well as experts’ – October 29, 2013 Communities living alongside…

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RFUK becomes a member of the International Land Coalition

RFUK becomes a member of the International Land Coalition

RFUK’s application to become a member of the International Land Coalition (ILC) was approved at the ILC Assembly of Members on April 25, 2013 in Antigua, Guatemala. The ILC’s vision is to secure and equitable access to and control over land reduces poverty and contributes to identity, dignity and inclusion. It is composed of 152 members in over 50 countries, including civil society…

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