Women Climate Leaders:  WICA Fellows Celebrate Greenhouse Gas Accounting Degrees

Women Climate Leaders: WICA Fellows Celebrate Greenhouse Gas Accounting Degrees by Rinyu Mclaura Bekwake For over a decade, the US Forest Service (USFS) has supported Congo Basin countries in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as a way to improve livelihoods and contribute to stabilizing the global climate. Building on this work, the Central Africa Women’s Initiative for … Read more

CENTRAL AFRICAN WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR CLIMATE ACTION(WICA): CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

CENTRAL AFRICAN WOMEN’S INITIATIVE FOR CLIMATE ACTION (WICA): CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The U.S. Forest Service International Programs is currently recruiting for our fourth cohort of WICA Fellows in Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and the Republic of Congo. To apply, please follow the guidelines for your national program below. CAMEROUN   Appel à candidature … Read more

US Forest Service Central Africa Program at Three Basin Summit in the Republic of the Congo

US Forest Service Central Africa Program at Three Basin Summit in the Republic of the Congo Brazzaville recently served as the backdrop for the Three Basins Summit, bringing together Heads of State and Governments from the Amazon, Congo, and Borneo-Mekong-Southeast Asia regions. Spanning three days, this gathering of over 3,000 delegates was convened with the … Read more

Strengthening Forest Protection: USLAB Training Workshop

Strengthening Forest Protection: USLAB Training Workshop The Republic of the Congo (ROC) is home to expansive forests that contain diverse species and are crucial for mitigating global climate change. However, illegal logging and wildlife trafficking threaten these ecosystems, posing risks to both the environment and local communities dependent on these resources. The first line of … Read more

Brazil Hosts Gabonese Delegation to Foster Knowledge Exchange on Sustainable Forest Management

Brazil Hosts Gabonese Delegation to Foster Knowledge Exchange on Sustainable Forest Management Photo by Kevin Gonzalez, U.S. Forest Service International Programs. Around the world, governments are working independently to address environmental challenges and find ways to balance our need for natural resources with sustainable management practices. While regional knowledge sharing is fairly common, opportunities for … Read more