News Forest Governance

ROM meeting with indigenous people in Philippines

Results Oriented Monitoring Review

Mon, 03/06/2019
European Union commissioned review to examine project status

Forests and Biodiversity

Wed, 22/05/2019
Forests play a crucial role in protecting wildlife. Unfortunately, they are being lost at an alarming rate. Can local forest governance help protect them?

Forest Governance in Southeast Asia and Pacific:...

Wed, 24/04/2019
From March 25-29, members of the Forest Governance project met in Malaysia to discuss the project status, identify challenges, and ensure successful delivery of the project. Here's what they discussed and decided.

Empowering local people for better forest...

Wed, 20/03/2019
The tropical forests of Asia and the Western Pacific are havens to an astounding wealth and variety of life, much of it found nowhere else. Regional Project Manager Hum Gurung explains how BirdLife's Forest Governance project is helping to empower local communities to preserve these areas.
A Helmeted Hornbill guards its nest, hidden in the tree. © Thipwan / Shutterstock

Saving the Helmeted Hornbill

Tue, 18/12/2018
The Helmeted Hornbill is under threat from a resurgence in demand for carvings made from its solid red casque. The trade is so intense that the bird is now Critically Endangered. Can it be saved?
The Helmeted Hornbill (Critically Endangered) is one of innumerable bird species that will benefit from the Program © Bjorn Olesen

Satellite tracking app empowers communities to...

Mon, 22/01/2018
This year we’re launching an innovative new programme using satellite technology and a mobile phone app to help locals monitor their forests. The Asia-Pacific Forest Governance Project, led by BirdLife and funded by the European Union, aims to involve the community in conservation and policy-making