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

This association represents the 800 Brazilian Ashaninka indigenous people who live in the Kampa do Rio Amônia Indigenous Territory, in the State of Acre, Brazil. This group has been widely...

Country of Activity: Brazil

CADPI is a civil society organisation that develops research related to the individual and collective rights of indigenous peoples in the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. ...

Country of Activity: Nicaragua

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German federal enterprise that supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international...

Country of Activity: International, Colombia

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 Global Forest Resources Assessments (FRA) are produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization on the United Nations (FAO) every five years in an attempt to provide a consistent approach to...

The Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN) is a formal network of Forest User Groups from all over Nepal. Formed in 1995, FECOFUN is dedicated to promoting and protecting the...

Country of Activity: Nepal

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

A global project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), FCMC's mission is to build technical capacity by developing tools and training to contribute to...

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 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

A network of Indigenous Peoples and local communities.

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

Established by the United Nations in 1986, ITTO is an intergovernmental organization promoting the conservation and sustainable management, use and trade of tropical forest resources.  ITTO...

Country of Activity: International

The Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. The Knight Foundation has funded citizen...

Metareila was founded in 1988, and was the first indigenous organization  created  in Rondônia to defend indigenous rights.  It works to defend and preserve the cultural and territorial heritage...

Country of Activity: Brazil

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 North Rupununi District Development Board (NRDDB) was established in 1996 as an umbrella organisation of the North Rupununi communities in Guyana. Its core members are the legally elected...

Country of Activity: Guyana

The Organisation of the Juruá River Indigenous Peoples (OPIRJ) was founded in 1999. It operates in five municipalities in the state of Acre and involves 11 indigenous peoples.

Country of Activity: Brazil

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

SCPDA is a developmental organization with a mandate to reduce poverty and to empower and uplift the lives of the people of South and South Central Rupununi, Guyana. 


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Country of Activity: Guyana

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

USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. They support communities to better manage...

Country of Activity: International