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

The Global Forest Observations Initiative is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO). It has three aims:

Country of Activity: International

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 International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIFPCC) is the representative body of indigenous peoples participating in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (...

Country of Activity: International

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) is a directorate of the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The organisation's work on tropical forests comes under its 'Climate change...

Country of Activity: International

The Accra Caucus for Forests and Climate Change is a coalition of NGOs representing approximately one hundred civil society and indigenous peoples’ organizations from 38 countries. Formed in 2008...

Country of Activity: International