“Zamba Malamu! The Forest is Good!”

Projet Équateur aims to conserve forests, improve livelihoods and promote sustainable economic development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Named after the province in which it is located, the project utilizes novel community-based approaches to combat deforestation and develop and test models for a “Green Economy”.


Our main office is located in Mbandaka, in the northwestern DRC province of Équateur. Visit the where we work page to learn more about our project sites.

Projet Équateur’s work has been featured by media outlets around the world. To see what people are saying about our project, visit our news & media page.


Read our most recent newsletter to get updates
on the project and learn about field activities.

Browse our policy briefs to learn more about how our work is informing DRC national policy and the international REDD+ debate.


Biomass Density, Équateur | 2014
Biomass Loss, Équateur | 2001-2014




In order to better inform the REDD+ process in the DRC, Projet Équateur has created a series of maps and educational materials for use within the country. To view and download, please visit our maps and educational materials pages.


To view more project photos, please visit our gallery.