In a world where communities have less access and ownership to land and forests, what happens when forests are too small to commercially log?
In the Congo Basin, women play an important role in forest management by either practicing traditional
Photos by Indra Van Gisbergen.
Cameroon was the first country in Central Africa to trial community forestry. There have been challenges, but this film explains how to overcome those barriers.
Community forestry is our best chance to ensure forests remain standing and communities get the livelihoods and benefits they deserve.
When done right, community forestry can help communities and global climate and Sustainable Development Goals objectives. This film explains the role the EU should play.
By endorsing the Paris Agreement, the European Union (EU) has made a commitment to halt deforestation and forest degradation and protect carbon sinks and storage.
In the Republic of Congo, the forestry sector is the second-largest contributor to the national economy after oil, and the principal employer after the government sector.