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

A UK zoological garden run by the Bristol Zoological Society, a conservation and education charity.  As well as ex-situ conservation, the society works with governments and NGOs to support field...

Country of Activity: International, Cameroon

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

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

Fondation Camerounaise de la Terre Vivante (FCTV) is a Cameroonian organisation, working to  promote, facilitate and support community participation in sustainable development in Cameroon. FCTV...

Country of Activity: Cameroon

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

Forêts et Développement Rurale (FODER) is a non-profit environmental organisation based in Cameroon, working on forestry and environmental governance. Its projects include support for forest...

Country of Activity: Cameroon, Central African Republic

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 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

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

Living Earth Foundation (LEF) is a UK registered charity which works with people to resolve their environmental and social concerns.  Established as an international not-for-profit organisation in...

Country of Activity: Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Venezuela, International

Moabi is an independent initiative that collaboratively monitors natural resource use in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It works towards a more transparent, equitable, and sustainable...

Country of Activity: Democratic Republic of Congo

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

ExCiteS is an inter-disciplinary research group at University College London that supports 'extreme citizen science'.  It works with broad networks of people to design and build new devices and...

Country of Activity: International, Republic of Congo, Brazil, Cameroon

WWF has been working in DRC across issues related to illegal wildlife trade, sustainable and effective protected areas, green economy, forests and carbon. As part of its work to support the...

Country of Activity: Democratic Republic of Congo

WWF Colombia aims for key ecosystems to be protected in harmony with the needs and desires of local communities and future generations. It intends to form strategic alliances, working with others...

Country of Activity: Colombia