Forests

How a small Cameroonian organisation saved 20,000 ha of tropical rainforest

The bad news came through at their weekly team meeting: a new decree (N°2019/4562 of 11 November 2019) had been issued, allocating 60,000 ha of Campo Ma'an forest in southwest Cameroon to CAMVERT, an agro-industrial giant producing and marketing palm oil. The Green Development Advocates (GDA) team sprang into action. This is the story of [...]

By , |2024-04-15T06:38:50+00:00March 6th, 2024|Advocacy, Community, Congo Basin, Forests, Indigenous Peoples|Comments Off on How a small Cameroonian organisation saved 20,000 ha of tropical rainforest

In it for the long haul: Bringing biodiversity to oil-palm country

Wildlife corridors through oil palm plantations. Local communities saving the world’s rarest crocodile from extinction. Sweeping new protections for EU seabed. A groundbreaking coalition for amphibian conservation. When conservation organisations have access to flexible, reliable funding, their impact can be revolutionary. In this series, we look back at major victories facilitated by our long-term, [...]

By |2024-04-18T09:42:14+00:00October 18th, 2023|Approach, Conservation Optimism, Forests, Long term funding, More than Carbon|Comments Off on In it for the long haul: Bringing biodiversity to oil-palm country