Local communities obtain titles to forest concessions in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo (Friday, 16 February 2018)

The governor of the province of Equateur, Democratic Republic of Congo, officially presented the titles of 14 forest concessions to local communities in the territory of Bikoro. Article 22 of the Congolese Forest Code allows communities to obtain... Read more

World Elephant Day Recognized in Kinshasa

Kinshasa (Friday, 8 September 2017)

To mark the celebration of “World Elephant Day” on August 12, the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) -DRC organized a trip to the "Bikeko" market at Place Royale and then a press... Read more

Satellite Based Forest Cover Monitoring in Cameroon

College Park, Maryland (Tuesday, 22 August 2017)

UMD and OSFAC hosted staff of Cameroon’s REDD+ Technical Secretariat for training in satellite based forest cover monitoring. The first training was held at the Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) laboratory in College Park, Maryland and... Read more