French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM)


VIDEO Green Treasure of the Sahel
17 Jun 2015

Green Treasure of the Sahel

In Burkina Faso, in West Africa, deforestation has reduced income and livelihoods. Simple steps have helped families deal with the loss of trees and brought their farms back to life. Green Treasure of the Sahel travels with one family as they go on a journey of discovery across the country...
VIDEO Counting Carbon in Cameroon
11 Dec 2012

Counting Carbon in Cameroon

Can sustainable timber production increase carbon stocks and help to mitigate climate change? To learn more, visit For more stories from the Congo Basin, visit
VIDEO The Congo Basin: State of the Forest
14 Nov 2012

The Congo Basin: State of the Forest

The Congo Basin forests are a lifeline for more than 60 million people -- providing food and income for many remote communities, storing huge amounts of carbon, supporting unique ecosystems and regulating the flow of the major rivers across Central Africa. Yet the Congo's forests are being cleared at an...