This project is being implemented by a consortium of organisations, each of whom brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in one or more key areas.
CIDT is the lead partner in this project. It has long and unrivalled expertise in forestry training and capacity building in Africa and Asia. CIDT will focus on developing training to address skills/ knowledge gaps among civil society platforms, key VPA actors and educational institutions. For more information on CIDT, visit https://cidt.org.uk.
|Prof. Philip Dearden||Director||P.N.Dearden@wlv.ac.uk|
|Dr Aurelian Mbzibain||Project Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kimberly Ross||Capacity Building Expert||K.Ross@wlv.ac.uk|
|Dawn Springthorpe||Project Administrator||D.Springthorpe@wlv.ac.uk|
|Lee Allan-Smith||Data & Compliance Officer||Lee.Smith3@wlv.ac.uk|
FERN will strengthen policy analysis and advocacy at national level, support local partners to create effective communication tools for use at community levels and ensure project visibility and dissemination of learning regionally and internationally. For more information on FERN, visit http://www.fern.org/.
FPP has high-level legal expertise on the rights of forest communities and indigenous peoples which will support and complement the work that CED and CIEDD will develop at national level in Cameroon and CAR. For more information on FPP, visit http://www.forestpeoples.org/.
CED has long standing experience of capacity building provision and support to NGOs and local associations in forest areas in Cameroon as well as in other countries in the Congo Basin on issues related to rights, illegal logging and support to indigenous communities. For more information on CED, visit http://www.cedcameroun.org/.
FODER will deliver capacity building events, create tools for awareness raising as well as facilitate lesson learning and experience sharing. For more information on FODER, visit www.forest4dev.org.
Central African Republic Partners
CIEDD will focus of national forest legislation and reform working with the national civil society platform to make proposals for integration of rights and participation of forest peoples’ in relevant reform processes in CAR. For more information, visit http://well-grounded.org/fr/who-we-work/national-organisations/mefp.
MEFP will work with these communities to facilitate their participation in legal reform processes and ensure that they are fully represented and their concerns are taken into consideration. For more information, visit http://well-grounded.org/fr/who-we-work/national-organisations/ciedd.