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  • Bushmeat trade is a flourishing activity in Lukolela.

  • Mélie Monnerat (Coordinator for DRC African Network of Model Forest) interacts with remote communities during an inception workshop within COBAM project.

  • Women contribute to the food security of their families and communities.

  • CIFOR communication team at Lukolela’s market in DRC.

  • Women from Lukolela exchanging on the impacts of climate change in their community through a game using palm nuts.

COBAM aims to provide policymakers, practitioners and local communities with the information, analysis and tools they need to implement policies and projects for adaptation to climate change and reduction of carbon emissions in the forests of the Congo Basin, with equitable impacts and co-benefits – including poverty reduction, enhancement of ecosystem services, and protection of local livelihoods and rights.  COBAM is implemented by CIFOR under the African Development Bank grant to the Economic Community of Central African States for financing the Congo Basin Ecosystems Conservation Support Program.

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