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

Acre's State System of Natural Protected Areas (SEANP-AC) was created in 2001, and is comprised of state and municipal protected areas in the state. Federal protected areas and indigenous lands...

Country of Activity: Brazil

The Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio) is an independent public body in Brazil,  linked to the Ministry of Environment (MMA). Along with the Brazilian Institute of ...

Country of Activity: Brazil

CorpoAmazonia - CorpoAmazonia

CorpoAmazonia is an Autonomous Regional Corporation (Corporación Autonomia Regional - CAR), which has jurisdiction over departments the southern Amazon region of Colombia. CARs Colombia's are ...

Country of Activity: Colombia

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 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...

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...

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

Country of Activity: International

The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) is responsible for the administration and management of all State Forest Land in Guyana, including the oversight of all forestry concessions, from initial...

Country of Activity: Guyana

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) was established in March 1998 under an initiative of the Japanese government and with the support of Kanagawa Prefecture. It aims to...

The Institute of Climate Change and Environmental Services Regulation (Acre) is responsible for establishing the rules for Acre State's Environmental Service Incentives System (SISA). It is...

Country of Activity: Brazil

The Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) of Colombia, is the national institution responsible for measurements of forest over, for establishing the REDD+ reference...

Country of Activity: Colombia

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...

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

CONAFOR is a government agency, with the objectives of developing, supporting and promoting the conservation and restoration of Mexico's forests, and the priductive use of forests. It develops...

Country of Activity: Mexico

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

The National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) is the Brazilian government body that establishes and carries out policies relating to indigenous peoples. It is responsible for mapping out and protecting...

Country of Activity: Brazil

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

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

Created in 1987, FUNTAC is a public body that aims to encourage the scientific and technological development of the public and private sectors, and of traditional communities, in the state of Acre...

Country of Activity: Brazil

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