well grounded (adj)

1based on good evidence or reasons: soundly based; well founded.
2having a good training in or knowledge of a subject.

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Adélin Batutuninako M’nongo

Securing local communities and indigenous peoples’ rights is a major challenge in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The situation of Human Rights is among the most critical in the world.

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Jimm Chick

Leadership is an essential element that contributes to the success or failure of civil society organisations (CSOs).

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Rainforest Foundation UK

“Women, and indigenous women in particular, need to be included in decision-making on ecosystem use at all levels, as essential players in preserving our planet.”

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Armelle Elodie NITCHEU BOUOPDA

OKANI’s vision is «a cohesive society where the rights, justice and fulfillment of indigenous peoples from the forests of Cameroon are guaranteed.» Its mission

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Armelle Elodie NITCHEU BOUOPDA

This article is the first of two pieces about indigenous peoples in Cameroon, written by a staff member of Okani, one of our client organisations.

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FERN

A light breeze of democratisation is blowing through the Congo Basin – and it is being driven by civil society.

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Carmel Kifukieto

We frequently hear about community forestry, but how does it really work, and what are its advantages for the populations?

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Cath Long

Well Grounded is publishing a series of blog posts that tells the stories of people and organisations who have spoken out, who have found new ways to solve old problems and who have stuck at it in impossible circumstances in the purs