May 11, 2016 by members

Securing Forest Peoples Rights in DRC

Coalition member Forest Peoples Programme has released a report on the impacts of deforestation and forest degradation on indigenous and local communities in the DRC, highlighting the human rights violations and socio-environmental impacts often caused by these activities. The report also calls for the full legal recognition of indigenous forest peoples’ customary rights and their inclusion in the decisions affecting them. Read the full report here.