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

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

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

The Global Canopy Programme (GCP) is a tropical forest think tank working to demonstrate the scientific, political and business case for safeguarding forests as natural capital that underpins...

Country of Activity: UK, Guyana, Brazil

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 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 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

MJUMITA - MJUMITA

MJUMITA’s mission is to provide knowledge, build capacity and link communities with local networks (CBOs) for increased participation of stakeholders in advocacy and decision-making in ownership,...

Country of Activity: Tanzania

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

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

TFCG works to conserve and restore the biodiversity of globally important forests in Tanzania for the benefit of the present and future generations.  Established in 1985, it is the largest...

Country of Activity: Tanzania

The Department of Technology and Sustainable Development of the University of Twente, based in the Netherlands, hosted the `...

Country of Activity: Guinea-Bissau, India, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Tanzania, Mexico

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

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