Congo Basin Updates


Thursday, 06 February 2020
FSC in Gabon: Starting the journey towards 100% certification

Minister of Forests of Gabon and Kim Carstensen, Executive Director of FSC sign partnership agreement.A cooperation agreement was signed between the Ministry of Forests of Gabon and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in Libreville on January 31, 2020. read more …


Sunday, 13 October 2019
On the trail of Gabon’s forest elephants :

Forest elephants at CEB Precious Woods FSC certified concessions (© All rights reserved to owner)© All rights reserved to ownerA vivid account from one of FSC International staff visiting the Congo Basin read more …


Wednesday, 31 July 2019
In the Congo, people-centric businesses drive change

north congoThe forests of the Congo Basin constitute the second largest area of dense tropical forests in the world, after the Amazon. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
INTACT FOREST LANDSCAPES: towards a Regional Guideline on High Conservation Values (HCV) and an acceptable solution for all the parties

HCV-RWG MembersHCV-RWG MembersThanks to PPECF-COMIFAC and WWF-US support, the FSC Congo Basin Office started in 2015 to develop a Regional Guideline to identify, manage, and monitor High Conservation Values (HCV) from the Congo Basin forests.Thanks to PPECF-COMIFAC and WWF-US support, the FSC Congo Basin Office started in 2015 to develop a Regional Guideline to identify, manage, and monitor High Conservation Values (HCV) from the Congo Basin forests. read more …


Thursday, 12 December 2019
FSC Congo Basin participates in the FSC Global Timber Referencing project.

Wood SampleGabon is the first country in Africa to take part in the FSC tree library project. read more …


Wednesday, 11 December 2019
FSC at the Gabon WoodShow for the second time

Gabon Wood Show 2FSC Congo Basin took part in the Gabon Wood 2nd edition from 24 to 26 June 2019 in Libreville, Gabon. read more …



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