Rainforest Connection

Rainforest Connection

Rainforest Connection is an open-source solution to help preserve rainforests.

Product description Brand name and product description

Rainforest Connection is an open-source software and system to help preserve rainforests by detecting poaching and illegal logging. It creates acoustic monitoring systems to detect and reduce illegal deforestation and poaching in real-time.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Amazon rainforest (Ecuador, Peru, Brazil), Cameroon, Indonesia

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Rainforest Connection in partnership with:

  • Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and a local sustainable logging company Rougier in Cameroon
  • Kalaweit Supayang Gibbons Reserve in Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Tembé people of northern Brazil
  • Fundacíon Pro Bosque (FPB) in Ecuador
  • Conservation International (CI) and government rangers in Peru
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The app is free to download on Google Play and App Store

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 13: Climate action

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

NGOs and government organizations working on preserving the rainforest and fighting illegal deforestation and poaching

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