Kinshasa (DRC), 16-17 May 2013 – A sub regional conference entitled „ Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin: Reconciling economic growth and forest protection“. The conference was organized by COMIFAC‘s Executive Secretariat and the World Bank, and the opening ceremony was chaired by His Excellency Daniel MUKOKO SAMBA, the Vice-Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Read more … COMIFAC-World Bank: „Reconciling economic growth and forest protection“
Under the facilitation of Dr Timothée FOMETE, forest expert, the Forum gathered about 200 participants from public administrations of Central African countries involved in the APV FLEGT process, the private sector, the national, sub-regional and international civil society, local communities, universities and the press; it was aimed at making an appraisal of the APV FLEGT process in Africa.
Read more … 6th FORUM ON FORST GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA
17 May 2013: The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) released a report on REDD+ and forest management in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the margins of a conference titled 'Sustainable forest management in Central Africa: Yesterday, today and tomorrow
Read more … CIFOR Explores REDD+ and Forest Governance in the DRC
The Government of Japan and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), have since 2009, been developing and implementing a series of projects and programs aimed at forest preservation, sustainable forest management, biodiversity conservation, and organizing training in Japan related to the environment and forests, and providing technical support to states and sub regional institutions
Read more … Japan’s interventions in Congo Basin Forests