Who is involved in community-based monitoring around the world?

Who is involved in community-based monitoring of forests? Where are they working? And what are they doing?

This section gives an overview of the different actors working on community-based monitoring of forests. To make it easier to find and connect with particular actors, they are classified as:

COMMUNITY: Communities that are implementing forest monitoring initiatives
FACILITATOR: Institutions supporting communities to implement monitoring initiatives
GOVERNMENT: Governments or public agencies engaged with communities in monitoring
DONOR: Donors funding community-based forest monitoring initiatives

AMAN is an alliance of Indigenous Peoples in Indonesia who campaign for human rights and recognition of peoples in the country. AMAN is involved in many ways in community monitoring, both by...

Country of Activity: Indonesia

ARUPA is an Indonesian NGO that specialises in supporting community forestry, including community-based assessment and monitoring of carbon stocks in forests at  ...

Country of Activity: Indonesia

Conservation International's work focuses on science, policy, and partnership with businesses and communities. The organization has been working in Amazonia on an innovative satellite-based system...

Country of Activity: Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Madagascar, Indonesia

FORCLIME Programme - FORCLIME

A programme of cooperation through which the German government supports Indonesia's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the forestry sector, to conserve forest biodiversity within the...

Country of Activity: Indonesia

Forests Monitor (FM) is an international NGO that works to increase transparency and accountability of the forestry sector in order to improve governance and management of the world’s forests. It...

Country of Activity: Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, International

AMAN is a country-wide alliance of indigenous peoples in Indonesia.  Its members are involved in mapping of indigenous peoples’ lands throughout the archipelago, and advocate with Indonesian...

Country of Activity: Indonesia

Tebtebba is an indigenous peoples’ organization that was born out of the need for heightened advocacy to have the rights of indigenous peoples respected, protected and fulfilled worldwide....

Country of Activity: International, Vietnam, Kenya, Honduras, Cameroon

The largest  forum of non-governmental and community-based organisations in Indonesia. WALHI works towards social transformation, people’s sovereignty, sustainability of life and livelihoods, and...

Country of Activity: Indonesia

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a global nonprofit focused on inspiring individual action to improve the understanding, welfare and conservation of great apes. JGI use smartphones with...

Country of Activity: Tanzania, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Senegal

The Lowering Emissions in Asia's Forests (LEAF) program is a five year programme funded by the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) Regional Development Mission for Asia (...

Country of Activity: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, International

Moabi is an independent initiative that collaboratively monitors natural resource use in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It works towards a more transparent, equitable, and sustainable...

Country of Activity: Democratic Republic of Congo

Established in 2009, the National Forestry Council of Indonesia (Dewan Kehutanan Nasional, or DKN) is a multi-stakeholder advisory body of the Ministry of Forestry.  It played a lead role in the...

Country of Activity: Indonesia

A Danish, non-profit charity foundation created in 1990. The Nordisk Fond for Miljø og Udvikling, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, became a member of the University of the Arctic in 2012. Its...

Country of Activity: Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam, International

The Rainforest Foundation UK aims to help indigenous peoples and forest communities around the world gain the land and resource rights they deserve, and in the process reduce deforestation...

Country of Activity: Cameroon, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Central African Republic, Peru

Ruai TV, a station in the provincial capital of Pontianak, West Kalimantan. RuaiTV co-ordaintes citizien journalists within remote communities, who submit news and images through their mobile...

Country of Activity: Indonesia

SilvaCarbon is a flagship programme under the United States fast start financing for REDD+ and is a U.S. contribution to the Forest Carbon Tracking task of the intergovernmental Group on Earth...

Country of Activity: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Cameroon, International

An international development NGO, SNV has its headquarters in the Netherlands and maintains a partnership office in Washington DC.  It supports work on REDD+ in a number of countries across Asia,...

Country of Activity: International, Vietnam

Indonesia Country Programme Office of the international NGO.

Country of Activity: Indonesia

WWF has been working in DRC across issues related to illegal wildlife trade, sustainable and effective protected areas, green economy, forests and carbon. As part of its work to support the...

Country of Activity: Democratic Republic of Congo