About 12 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 4 May 2015We need to protect Congo’s forests against shifting cultivation… or do we?
Little conclusive evidence links swidden production with deforestation in the DRC.
News - 12 Mar 2015In hunt for resources, Congo forest communities feel the squeeze, early research shows
Community support from logging companies "generally insufficient and superficial".
Video - 28 Nov 2014Outside a national park, agroforestry helping to save forests inside the park
Scientists use local participation and knowledge to determine drivers of land use change and land cover.
News - 17 Jun 2014Report dispels perceptions about artisanal logging, milling in Congo Basin
Artisanal loggers in DRC produce an estimated 13 times more output than the industrial timber sector in large-scale forest concessions.
Event Coverage - 4 Dec 2013Strong laws can boost sustainable development in Africa — expert
Systematic review confirms investors are circumventing the law when involved in large-scale land acquisitions.
Interview - 24 May 2013Q&A: The challenges of monitoring a forest three times as large as France
Land use planning is the first step if conservation, timber production, mining activities and agriculture are to co-exist.
News - 23 May 2013For DR Congo’s forests, legislation is only part of the solution
Scientists find DRC administration is struggling to build the capacity it needs to enforce legislation.
News - 16 May 2013Can REDD+ drive change in DR Congo?
DRC and its forests remain a fragile state despite taking significant steps to rebuild institutions and maintain stability.