Congo Basin Updates


Monday, 04 May 2020
Public and private Forestry sector’s response to the COVID-19 crisis in the Congo Basin

Covid-19In the current global health crisis, Africa is the least affected continent with the fewest number of COVID-19 positive cases. However, the pandemic is present in Africa, particularly in South Africa, Egypt and Morocco. read more …


Thursday, 30 April 2020
A Study to Assess the Economic Impact of IFLs in the Congo Basin

Congo Basin forest (© FSC international)© FSC internationalWhat is the impact in the Congo Basin of the FSC rules for protecting Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL)? read more …


Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Significant increase in the FSC-FM certified area in Congo

Forets Nord Congo (© Vincent Istace)© Vincent IstaceFinally, some good news in these difficult times! In total, over 2.9 million hectares of forests are now FSC certified in the Republic of Congo. read more …


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 …



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