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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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A woman with a fuel-efficient cookstove.
  • Forests

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • commodities
Insights

Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
Road near the village of Ilanga in the DRC. Photo by Molly Bergen
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
Insights

Disaster-Focused Headlines from the Congo Often Hide Signs of Progress

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Data

INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Places to Watch: 3 Forest Regions at Risk Right Now

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Palm Oil Plantations in Papua, New Guinea
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Insights

A River Lined with Smoke: Charcoal and Forest Loss in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
A woman holding a fuel efficient stove
  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch

RELEASE: New Global Data Finds Tropical Forests Declining in Overlooked Hotspots

  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Insights

Q&A with Cécile Ndjebet: Empowering Women Is Key to Better Forest Management in Cameroon

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Gender
  • land rights
Women in Cameroon prepare to plant saplings. Photo by Cameroon Ecology.
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Gender
  • land rights
Insights

Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change

4 Reasons Assessing Governance Matters for Forests and People

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Conducting an analysis of governance strengths and weaknesses can be a critical first step towards advancing forest governance reforms. Photo Credit: World Bank, Flickr
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
Data

Cameroon: Forest Land Allocation 2009

  • Forests
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • mapping

Forest Atlas of the Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Forests
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • mapping

Forest Atlas of Congo

  • Forests
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • mapping

Forest Atlas of Cameroon

  • mapping
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • Forests
  • mapping

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