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

Digital Democracy is a US-based NGO that aims to support marginalised communities to use technology to defend their rights. With technology becoming cheaper and more accessible, they believe that...

Country of Activity: International, Peru, Guyana

The Executor of the Administrative Contract of the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve (ECA-RCA), represents ten Harakmbut, Yine and Machiguenga indigenous communities  that benefit from the reserve. It...

Country of Activity: Peru

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

The National Forest Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation Program's (PNCBMCC) aim is to achieve the conservation of 54 million hectares of tropical forest as a contribution to the mitigation...

Country of Activity: Peru

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

Global Canopy, formerly known as the Global Canopy Programme, is an innovative environmental organisation that targets the market forces destroying tropical forests. Since 2001, we have been...

Country of Activity: UK, Guyana, Brazil

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

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 Inter-Ethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Amazon (AIDESEP) is a national organisation, representing communities and indigenous people from the forests of Peru. AIDESEP...

Country of Activity: Peru

The Minstry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) is in charge of the agricultural sector, including agricultural lands, pastures, forest lands, barren land with agricultural suitability, and forest resources...

Country of Activity: Peru

The purpose of Peru's Ministry of Environment is to promote environmental conservation, and in particular to ensure the sustainable, responsible, and ethical use of natural resources and the...

Country of Activity: Peru

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

The mission of the Laboratory for Geo-Information is to improve spatial competences for a sustainable world through research and education. Its research topics include empowering and engaging...

Country of Activity: Netherlands, Peru

The Woods Hole Research Center assesses threats to a safe climate and works with individuals, communities, governments, and NGOs to identify and implement opportunities to stabilise the global and...

Country of Activity: Mexico, Brazil, Peru, USA

Indonesia Country Programme Office of the international NGO.

Country of Activity: Indonesia

WWF began its involvement in Peru in 1969, when it contributed to the conservation of the vicuña, then at the brink of extinction, by supporting the creation of the Reserva Nacional Pampa Galeras...

Country of Activity: Peru