The CBFP family welcomes a new member: Welcome to the Network of Community and Local Radios for Good Governance, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (ReRaC)!



Following the recent meeting of the Network of Community and Local Radios for Good Governance, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (ReRaC), held respectively in Bertoua (East Cameroon) in March 2017, and Bangor (Chad) in April 2017, aimed at strengthening the capacities of journalists and hosts of community radios on standards applicable to extractive industries and protection of the environment,  riparian populations of mining areas on the one hand and climate change and continued advocacy action and raising the awareness of local communities on the full range of issues affecting the conservation field on the other hand, the ReRaC Coordinating Office was mandated to apply on behalf of the network for full-fledged membership in the Congo Basin Forest Partnership.



 Yaoundé, 14 July 2017. ReRaC has acknowledged the cooperation framework of CBFP partners that was updated and adopted in Kigali in November 2016 and is committed to adhere thereto and thereby promote sustainable management of forest ecosystems in the Congo Basin.



Established in 2008, ReRaC is an active network of CEFDHAC which conducts information-sharing, awareness-raising and advocacy initiatives to promote environmental protection and sustainable management of natural resources notably among local communities in rural areas.



ReRaC comprises over 60 community radio stations based in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Burundi and Chad working in synergy with each other.  Current efforts aim to extend this dynamic to other COMIFAC countries and actions are underway to roll out ReRaC in Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.



The European Facilitation of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership is very pleased to welcome the Network of Community and Local Radios for Good Governance, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (ReRaC) (REPAR) as a new CBFP member.



Welcome to the Network of Community and Local Radios for Good Governance, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (ReRaC)!



For more information, please contact:


Regional Coordinator of ReRaC


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