Congo Basin Updates


Monday, 27 July 2020
Ecosystem Services Webinar held for Congo Basin stakeholders

Hand over tree – hand on tree - ecoystem services  (© FSC international)© FSC internationalIn June, FSC Africa organized a webinar training on Ecosystem Services for the Congo Basin stakeholders. read more …


Tuesday, 21 July 2020
The IFL debate in Congo Basin is still raging

Congo Basin tree (© Vincent Istace)© Vincent IstaceArticle from STTC review including interviews from ATIBT and FSC General Directors. read more …


Tuesday, 30 June 2020
FSC and wood identification technologies: the Gabon example.

Wood idWood identification technologies can make it possible to identify harvest location of timber species Traditional wood anatomy enables scientists to determine genus and family, and sometimes species, depending on the circumstances. read more …


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 …



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