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The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) is an international coalition of 67 NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations from 47 countries defending social justice and the rights of forest peoples in forest policies. GFC participates in international forest policy meetings and organizes joint advocacy campaigns on issues like the need to respect Indigenous Peoples’ rights, women’s rights and needs and community conservation, the need for socially-just forest policy and the need to address the underlying causes of forest loss. It’s staff and collaborators work from, amongst others, Paraguay, the Netherlands, Colombia, Thailand and the UK.

Header photo by Orin Langelle