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We will sincerely miss you, Wally Menne

27 Oct, 2017

As Global Forest Coalition we were sad to learn about the news of the passing away of our close friend Wally Menne, one of the great lions of the global environmental movement. Our thoughts are with his wife Rose, his sons, and all who loved him. Wally was the inspiring founder of our South African-based member group The Timberwatch Coalition, a former GFC regional focal point, and a ferocious fighter against monoculture tree plantations and other forms of social and …

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Testimony from Chaus Uslaini

19 Aug, 2017

My name is Uslaini, my nickname is Chaus and I’m the Director of WALHI Sumatera Barat in Indonesia. My passion in life is helping rural communities to have a better…

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Del turismo y otros demonios…

2 Mar, 2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to…

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National CCRI workshops held in Africa

22 Feb, 2017

By Kureeba David* The Global Forest Coalition, in partnership with host Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) institutions in selected countries, organised three national workshops on CCRI in Africa at the…

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Surviving Ten Days in Bonn

10 Jun, 2016

By Souparna Lahiri* The last time I survived more than a week in a climate meeting was during the inter-sessional in Bangkok in the September of 2009. But, that was,…

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